I didn’t know I had access to the entire back catalog of The New York Times through my library card. How cool is that! New unhealthy obsession: reading the front page of the newspaper on this day in 1933. Hitler was made Chancellor on January 30th. So, what was he up to the day after … More NYT – Today in 1933 – March 1st
Extracts of a thread on Betsy Andreu’s Facebook page pushing the upcoming CBS ’60 Minutes’ episode about mechanical doping. Other posts added for context to see to what BA and JB chose to respond. Other posters listed as XX except where names given by BA/JB in their replies. Betsy Andreu: Watch 60 Minutes this Sunday … More Betsy, Bikes and Bruyneel
A friend’s teenage son recently asked her to explain “Trump’s thing with Planned Parenthood”. Let me take a crack at that: “It’s very simple, Jack. Do you know the way we close the door behind us when we go into the doctor’s office? Because what we say to our doctor is private, and nobody in … More Trump & Planned Parenthood
A friend posted a story about her 8-year old child’s first day back at soccer practice after recovering from a concussion. A boy asked her where she had been, and she explained that she couldn’t play because she was hurt. The boy showed her a scrape he had on his arm and told her , … More Playing through pain? Don’t. You’re a bad teammate.
Ok, I was going to write a long post about Fidel’s passing and try to counter scenes from Little Havana in Miami celebrating a death, but I am tired, worn out. Was Castro perfect? Of course not. He and Ché were way off with their homosexual re-education camps, and treatment of counter-revolutionaries did not have … More Fidel was more than his U.S. caricature
I would put my money on hearing a lot about Milwaukee County in the coming week. This is one of two big areas where HRC needed to win big along with Dane County (Madison, WI) to offset the Trump gains in the rural counties (just when you Netflix fans thought you were done Mannitowoc and … More Where did HRC’s votes go in Milwaukee County?
The one thing you have to acknowledge is that Clinton ran a bad campaign. And that statement is based on the only objective measure that counts – maximizing the number of people who came out to vote for her. Why is it important to acknowledge this? Because unless campaigns start looking at things differently, or … More Clinton’s Campaign Failure