“Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” Thomas Jefferson When he uttered those famous words, Thomas Jefferson knew if the brand new, innovative idea of a government run by “We the People” […]
WHY IS THE NEWS MEDIA SO DESTRUCTIVE AND HOW CAN WE FIX IT? When I contemplate the full repercussions of the 24-hour, anything-in-the-world-goes information cycle, it scares me a bit. In my observation, as well as shown scientifically, humans are alarmingly susceptible to succumbing their will to authoritarian information and directives. It seems to be […]
I’m a proud, middle-aged Okie who grew up with a solid foundation of science and politics. Recombinant DNA was dinnertime conversation at our house.I enjoyed a lengthy career as a journalist and video maker. I’m a news junkie and jokingly refer to myself as The News Nerd. Both of my parents were PhDs in microbiology. […]
Make gorgeous candles in your kitchen. Homemade candle crafting is a fun hobby. This post shows you how it’s done! Pretty homemade candles.
? FIREFIGHTERS HELP US ALL! Does anyone doubt that? Apparently so. An apartment complex next to mine caught fire the other day. I was relieved and grateful when the fire department quickly showed up and extinguished the blaze. I shot the video above and added some commentary. WHY I SUPPORT A DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST APPROACH TO […]