COMMENTARY - "Without immediate action, we are at genuine risk of civil conflict and losing our precious democracy," the former president writes. "Americans must set aside differences and work together before it is too late."
RantZ and RaveZ - As we arrive at 2022, I want to welcome back the readers of RantZ and RaveZ.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - I'm as guilty as any of being garrulous, verbose, loquacious, etc. So, I'll try to keep things neat and sweet for our New Year:
HISTORICAL ANALYSIS - When Oliver Stone first ambles through Dealey Plaza in Dallas in the opening frames his new documentary JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass, I couldn’t help but think the man is a soldier.
COMMENTARY - The surveillance activities of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Portland and other American cities earlier this year is reminiscent of FBI-CIA-NSA efforts to disrupt anti-Vietnam protest groups in the 1960s and 1970s.
COMMENTARY - In the days leading up to Christmas and as 2021 comes to an end, it has been all too easy to find news stories reporting on rising crime and tragedy, the most heart-wrenching being those stories being ones of lives lost with loved ones left to grieve over the holidays.
TECH JOBS - For a generation, California has seen more of its residents and companies head elsewhere, but has found a way to respond, at least in terms of wealth creation, by constant innovation.
UPPER TAX BRACKET - Elon Musk has had a field day trolling advocates for a fairer tax system on Twitter. They’ve been attacking him for not paying much at all in taxes over recent years.