rjohn19


  • rjohn19 posted a new activity comment 3 years, 7 months ago

    I had faint hopes that Trump, known to say things on occasion not even he actually believes, was merely pandering when he posited climate change was a Chinese hoax to kill American manufacturing competitiveness. I thought this because he had recently asked the Scottish government to fund a sea wall around the golf course he and his creditors own…[Read more]

  • rjohn19 posted a new activity comment 3 years, 8 months ago

    Here’s where the dissonance becomes epic- There’s a Southern Baptist preacher from South Carolina who has his minions on Facebook posting that yes, Trump is evil, but that god has a long history of using evil people to achieve his lofty goals and who are we to question…

    He then ran off a list I wish I had saved but early Israeli master spy…[Read more]

  • rjohn19 posted a new activity comment 3 years, 8 months ago

    The trouble is that the Republican party has become tribal to a degree that would make religions blush. To get what they want for the corporate masters who pay their bills, they had to form coalitions with various nuts and America is chock full of them. They made themselves the anti-abortion party (among other things) to rope in the…[Read more]

  • rjohn19 posted a new activity comment 3 years, 10 months ago

    I look forward to this as well DWH but only read a couple today and space the rest throughout the week because as much “stuff” as there is on net, good content can be scarce.

    One I read tonight was the fish oil piece, hoping it held the answer to safely increasing my bacon intake. In a way it did but in this world of unintended consequences, I…[Read more]

  • rjohn19 posted a new activity comment 4 years, 3 months ago

    Nice piece but I don’t see how you can discuss Chopra without Dan Dennett’s neologism “deepity.”

  • Loved this letter. It was a sort of Roosevelt fireside chat. Your writing, like that of Hitch, has a distinct voice and we not only see but also hear your words. Wish you’d keep this up once a week even when […]

  • Glad you are recovering. Without you, sir, we’d all be The Headless Horsemen.