Archive for January, 2017

Another source of good journalism in the Trump era: Talking Points Memo.

Friday, January 20th, 2017

In my post yesterday advocating support of independent journalists now more than ever, I forgot to mention Talking Points Memo. I’m a Prime member there, which just means I pay $50/year to read the same articles anyone can read for free, because the site is so good I want to support them. TPM has done sharp political […]

What To Do.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

I was corresponding with a friend recently about what one can do to help repair the damage. This is what I came up with: 1. Support independent journalists, and encourage others to do the same. What we most need during the next four years is a lot of people digging around and uncovering stuff. Facts […]

Five-Day Forecast: Cloudy With an 80% Chance of Faked Kompromat

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Update 2017-01-19: After I wrote this post, I read Thomas B. Edsall’s excellent What Does Vladimir Putin See In Donald Trump? in the New York Times, and realized that faked kompromat against credible politicians who oppose Trump is even more likely than against Trump himself. So, er, watch out for that too. I can’t even […]