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We felt we wuz screwed. Now there’s proof: we wuz screwed
At 7:30 on the night of Tuesday, November 4, 1980, my cousin Janet and I were on the phone in a state of whatever kind of shock it is that isn’t usually fatal. “This is a joke, isn’t it?” she … Continue reading
Posted in Government, Journalism, political campaigns, Politics, Revolution, The Facts of Life Tagged Argo, Ben Barnes, Iran hostage situation, Jimmy Carter, John Connolly, Peter Baker, Reagan's election, Ronald Reagan, the New York Times, William Casey Comments Off on We felt we wuz screwed. Now there’s proof: we wuz screwed
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
Posted in The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged definition of lie, falsehood, Roget's Thesaurus, the New York Times, Twitter, what is a lie Comments Off on What does the word “lie” mean?
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
Posted in Fascism, How I Learned The Facts of Life, Politics, Racism, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged Charlie Warzel, How I Learned the Facts of Life, Kardashians, Marjorie Taylor Greene, MediaMatters, QAnon, Russian Revolution, the New York Times, Trotsky Comments Off on QAnon is real. What it produces isn’t. Does that mean we should be extra-agitated?