The January 6th Insurrection

The January 6th Insurrection

He summoned up a mob to invade the Capitol in looking somehow to disrupt the final congressional certification of the November 3 election of his successor.

A “Relation Spéciale”?

A “Relation Spéciale”?

It is no secret that this US president evokes wildly negative feelings in many. [Full disclosure: I did not vote for him.]

Trump-ed Up Hysteria

Trump-ed Up Hysteria

In recent days, we have all encountered it on television and the internet. We are lectured by bombastic voices that all people holding the Islamic faith overseas should not be allowed to set foot in the U.S. (temporarily, of course, we are also dutifully informed by some) because it's a religion that includes terrorists. At [...]

What Would Abraham Lincoln Say?

What Would Abraham Lincoln Say?

The U.S and Canada are said to be the only two major developed countries to grant automatic citizenship to the offspring of foreign nationals whose parents are in the countries without legal authorization. Regarding the U.S., Rasmussen polling noted on August 19: Fifty-four percent (54%) of voters disagree with the current federal policy that says [...]

Flesch-Kincaid “Ease” Of Reading

Flesch-Kincaid “Ease” Of Reading

Yesterday, I was on about the cover art. Of course, the tale between the covers is far more important. After all, you can change a cover even after publication, whereas the book itself is "forever." I'm still working through the final proofing of Distances. As I am, it's not only about keeping an eye out [...]

Social Media Overload

Social Media Overload

The way information flies at us is now unprecedented. Masses comes our way, and we "gulp" down lots. But it's hard to know how much we honestly can process. Moreover, social media conveys a happy impression that we all live, more or less, in the same "space" - if not precisely the same geographic place. We're [...]