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
From a friend: I called into the office of a fellow who is doing a Research PhD in Astrophysics following on from a First Class Honours in Mathematical Physics. I showed him the video of Hesjedal’s ‘spinning bike’ in Staqe 7 Vuelta a Espana 2014. We both agreed that perhaps had the TV motorbike stopped … More Ryder’s Runaway Bike
This coup has been planned for months. It was going ahead whatever the referendum result was, which makes the cynicism of the plotters in exploiting a national crisis to pursue their long-held ambi… Source: Why We Still Support Corbyn
#Brexit explained: getting out of an abusive relationship by disowning 27 friends, then hopping in the first car that stops to help, only to find out it is driven by the brother of the guy who beat you, and he’s a serial killer.
As I waited for my bag to emerge on the carousel at South Bend airport around New Year’s Day in 1996, I noticed a small throng of people around one person. The immense width of Muhammad Ali’s shoulders was the first thing I noticed, followed by the small tremors in his arms. As I wheeled … More The Greatest