Good article by Matthew Yglesias detailing the Trump foundation, its questionable dealings and the lack of attention it’s getting. One of many good quotes: It’s 100 percent true that everything Fahrenthold and others have uncovered about the Trump Foundation suggests that Trump will use the powers of the presidency to benefit his businesses. But even […]Read More Shady, untrustworthy and gaining in the polls. ugh.
Post from Vox provides yet another reason to not vote for this joker. ugh… Presidents don’t go out and constantly “joke” about invading countries, or about their economic policies, or about their political opponents being terrorists. They tend to put thought into what they say, because the risk of being misunderstood is too high. The […]Read More Can’t take this guy seriously. Really.
Worth reading. A reminder of how much progress has been made and that there is still work to do. I need to be better. Money quote for me: But I also have to admit that when you’re the father of two daughters, you become even more aware of how gender stereotypes pervade our society. You […]Read More President Barack Obama on Feminism, Michelle, and His Daughters | Glamour
Putting this here so I can refer to it later. This post on Talking Points Memo included the entire tweetstorm of John Noonan regarding his concerns about Trump having control of nuclear weapons. He is a former Jeb Bush adviser and nuclear weapons officer. My favorite tweet is #12. John Noonan @noonanjo 12. But what […]Read More Don’t let a narcissist have access to nukes.
Not sure what to make of the possible Trump-Russia ties but the quote below sums up why he’s not qualified to be president. …our relative peaceful and prosperous world is far from the natural or only possible order of things. Things can get bleak very quickly, especially when you’re stupid. Trump’s comments are far more […]Read More Great quote from Talking Points Memo
Ahead of the Olympic Games, Rio is hiding its poor. Source: 2016 Olympics: what Rio doesn’t want the world to see – VoxRead More Informative (heartbreaking?) video from Vox about Olympic development in Rio
Wow! Really? Some things are just tailor made for internet jokes, and Donald Trump speaking today in front of a mysterious wall of trash is one of those things. The speech was on the TPP deal, but why the wall of Source: 17 hilarious reactions to Donald Trump giving a speech in front of a […]Read More 17 hilarious reactions to Donald Trump giving a speech in front of a literal wall of trash.
Wow! Putting this here to help me remember. Cameron resigns after Britain shocks world by voting to leave the European Union http://wapo.st/28R27DH British voters defied the will of their leaders and international allies by cutting ties with the European Union in a stunning result Friday that threw financial markets into turmoil and forced Britain’s prime […]Read More The Washington Post: Cameron resigns after Britain shocks world by voting to leave the European Union
I took this picture this morning. I gave a talk at a local senior living community about some of the services the library offers. It was fun. I wasn’t chased out of the facility.Read More Talking library with seniors