Monthly Archives: December 2016

Living in a Post-Truth Era

A Finder’s Guide to Facts Steve Inskeep | NPR: December 11, 2016 Are we really in a post-truth era? Somebody on the Internet said so. Many people, actually. The presidential campaign was filled with falsehoods. Our president-elect no longer poses as a truth-teller: Aides … Continue reading

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Remembering Greg Lake (1947-2016)

Greg Lake passed away this week at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. In his heyday, he had a monumental voice. It sat staunch atop the frenetic keyboards of Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Keith Emerson (who took his … Continue reading

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Trump considering Swamp Thing for Cabinet

U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump and team are putting a Cabinet together, and have indicated other appointments they’d like to make. I think that the visual here might be scattered pages of Ikea assembly instructions, together with some poorly fitting … Continue reading

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