The Concentrated Wealth Conundrum

The UK’s Guardian news organization, known for its measured opinions and staid style (that’s sarcasm, by the way), cranked up some of my political acquaintances with a report of a “shocking” study that predicted the world’s richest 1% could...

Shithole Side Show

Begin with the usual modern-media ablution: in denouncements of Donald Trump I yell “Amen!” as loudly as anyone. I believe it’s outrageous to call any country a “shithole.” My ancestors came from Germany (lookin’ at you Drumpf) and...