Back in June 2013, I wrote the following article on “Bread and Circuses in Rome and America.” It flashed through my mind this morning because of Robert Lipsyte’s post today at… 819 more words
And newspapers wonder why an increasing number of readers (and former readers) view them with incredulity.
Eleven of the top 12 stories in the online version of my local paper are eclipse related, the astronomical event that area media has been hyping for months. 297 more words
It’s possible to argue that some wars are just and necessary. I’m not here to argue for or against that premise. I’m not here to talk about specific isolated events of war and violence. 576 more words