Tag Archives: the New York Times

What does the word “lie” mean?

“Lie” has many definitions but the only one I’m concerned with now is “To tell an untruth; to speak or write falsely…” The reason? Once again, the Twitterati are accusatory about how the New York Times’ reportage uses other terms … Continue reading

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QAnon is real. What it produces isn’t. Does that mean we should be extra-agitated?

Part one of my book, How I Learned The Facts of Life, is called…The Facts of Life. In it, I describe the numerous lessons I’ve had throughout my life in getting and trusting in factual news. Part two is The … Continue reading

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One of the heavy burdens of being a football fan

…during protests against institutional racism is that mostly male, mostly white fellow football fans are racists. Maybe this is why most institutional liberals like me — white and female — aren’t football fans. In any case, and for many reasons, … Continue reading

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