Trump’s corruption

Forbes magazine has done a deep dive into the President’s real estate holdings and discovered that he’s getting paid approximately 175 million bucks a year in rent from tenants like the government of China and major banks like UBS, Barclays, J P Morgan and Bank of America. Coincidentally (or was it?) In December, Trump tenants …

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Anyone recognize Karla Bonoff?

She wrote three songs which appeared on Linda Ronstadt’s Hasten Down the Wind album way back in 1976, but she’s also a singer in her own right. She, Kenny Edwards, Andrew Gold and Wendy Waldman formed Bryndle and released several albums over its life. All four were (Gold and Edwards died several years ago) and …

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Science: what good is it?

Trump is considering privatizing the International Space Station. You know, that’ll probably play well in Bumf*** where the Trump voters can reliably be found, according to the anthropologists at the New York Times and Washington Post. No future astronauts or engineers or people like that live out in rural America, I’m sure. When can we …

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Super Bowl Lii 52 pick-up LII

Here’s a half-hour presentation about the game from the NFL Network. Sports Illustrated’s Monday Morning Quarterback column team makes its picks. They go 11-4 for the Patriots. I have to agree. I don’t care how old Brady is (40) and how many times Belichick has taken teams to this game (10). Neither of them is …

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