Archive for September 5th, 2022

September 5th, 2022 - 9:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Why Sen. Rubio is a political midget

Ring of Fire, a progressive website, alleges (here) that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is a “complete idiot.” I’m not sure I agree with that; part of him might not be an idiot, although right now I can’t say what it is. He’s not without smarts; he did graduate from a law scho[...]

September 5th, 2022 - 4:59 pm § in Misc., Science

Study suggests “Little Engine” psychology works

It’s been a long time since children’s stories were read to me, in a previous millenium, before I turned into an old fossil. But those stories, which have a moral and are meant to teach you something, tend stick in your mind. A popular and enduring children’s story is “The Li[...]

September 5th, 2022 - 1:58 am § in Misc.


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September 5th, 2022 - 12:02 am § in Democrats, Politics, Schools & Colleges

College degrees divide Washington’s voters

That’s a loaded question, and the answer offered in this post won’t cover all the bases, and certainly isn’t definitive. This post focuses on a Seattle Times article (read it here) that’s based on the results of an Elway poll of Washington voters and another one funded by a w[...]