Trump’s Impeachable Offenses

It’s important that impeachment discussions focus on the most glaring offenses. Otherwise his supporters can ignore the major, respond to the minor, and in sum claim that impeachment is just…

Political Framing Issues

George Washington in service to his country

Trump is a master at playing the media and focusing attention on his issues on his terms. National Conversation Here are three items a vibrant press should ensure enhance the…

Wordsmithing and Perspective

Pietro Aretino, the patron saint (or devil) of wordsmithing. He excoriated his patron's rivals.

Hearing a single wordsmith perspective again and again … the person may stop noting the image of a backwoodman, only see an antisocial vagrant.

Political Framing Issues

George Washington in service to his country

Trump is a master at playing the media and focusing attention on his issues on his terms. National Conversation Here are three items a vibrant press should ensure enhance the…

Valley of the Boom

Valley of the Boom. By Source (WP:NFCC#4), Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=59481882

National Geographic has a series on the internet browser wars of the mid to late 1990s. I was in commercial software development and remember when I first learned about the…

Electric Usage and Temperature

Figure 3. Temps (blue) given on the left vertical. Electric usage (red) given on the right vertical

When the temperature (blue) is high, the electric use (red) is low. Contrariwise, when the temperature (blue) is low, the electric use (red) is high. They have opposite seasonal trends.