Tag Archives: History

Nine/Eleven — 20 Years Of Crippling History

September 11, 2021

Cool and way-comfortable this mid-day Saturday in California’s Central Valley after a week of triple-digit temperatures and real-heavy air — a day of national remembrance of horrific airliner attacks on the World Trade Center and…

Afghan Agony: One Final US Drone Mistake Massacre

September 10, 2021

(Illustration: ‘MQ-9 Reaper,’ digital artwork by Tommy Anderson, and found here). Oddly and horribly ironic on the eve of one of America’s near-sacred, modern anniversaries, a report today the military drone strike last month in…

Nine/Eleven: The Day Before — ‘Unless There’s A War’

September 10, 2021

(Illustration: Untitled (1981), by Jean-Michel Basquiat, and found here). Today 20 years ago was a Monday. Although I’ve tried to remember how that particular day felt, other than another beautiful day in San Luis Obispo,…

Joe Biden And Republican Governors Playing With Children’s COVID Safety: ‘Talk About Bullying In Schools’

September 9, 2021

Three months ago, there was a glimmer of hope in the COVID pandemic, but now a shit scene, and doesn’t look like it will be any better soon — from the Associated Press yesterday: The…

Democracy’s Peril — Threats/Intimidations Against Election Officials Instigated By T-Rump Lies

September 9, 2021

As we stand this Thursday morning, America’s version of democracy is on the ropes. Latest assault on our system came from/in Texas, and was nearly hidden by an oversized, cruel abortion law, a free-for-all gun…

Terrible Times’ Most-Terrible Tweets

September 7, 2021

Warm and near-about comfortable this mid-day Tuesday here in California’s Central Valley — first day of the ‘fall season,’ a time zone which usually lasts until about Halloween, then the holiday season kicks in, amping…

Time Is Of The Essence — Climate Change Warning (Again!)

September 6, 2021

Another major red-flag warning on the here-and-now-but-worse-in-the-immediate-future thingie of climate change — a call from professionals/scientists to turn the boat — yesterday a big editorial: Nutshell via HuffPost this morning: A coalition of more than…

Dali Day This Labor Day 2021 AD

September 6, 2021

(Illustration: ‘Geopoliticus Child Watching The Birth Of A New Man,’ print, by Salvador Dali, and found here). Another screw of the clock face, and it’s Labor Day again, though, here in California’s Central Valley the…