You’re A Good President

Whenever I hear stories about people lavishing praise on Donald Trump, like at the recent “Dear Leader” cabinet meeting, I try to put the most positive spin on it that I can.

So, I imagine that they’re treating him like a dangerous monster with incredible power, who must be complimented with effusive praise and lies to keep him from doing horrible damage.  I think of them as people speaking to Anthony in the Twilight Zone episode: It’s a Good Life.

Perhaps the truth is much worse than that…but I’m an optimist.

We are living in very strange times.

A Vital Weapon Against Islamic Terrorism

It would be nice if we could reason people out of violence in the name of Islam.

But, unfortunately, that won’t work with many people.  Among other things, it will take social pressure that makes alternatives more attractive in the context of their religious identity.

That’s why I’m so happy to see efforts like this one by the Kuwaiti telecom company Zain :

Still Kicking

Sorry I haven’t posted in so long.

Thanks, Trump!

It has been depressing watching the antics of our incompetent president (although there have been some bright spots like deregulation and some good appointments)

I’ve recently moved this blog over to WordPress, and maybe I’ll manage to start posting more frequently.

(I wasn’t able to automatically import old comments, but I’m trying to selectively add some of the ones that I think are useful.)