20 April 2017

Russia timeline updates and Rudy Giuliani

A note about some recent Trump/Russia timeline additions. As previously noted, the Rosneft sale — which Trump campaign people were allegedly offered the brokerage fees on — went via a shell corporation set up as a joint venture between a Swiss corporation called Glencore, and Qatar. It turns out that Rudy Giuliani worked as a consultant for Rosneft, as well as for Qatar — and also for Alfa Bank in Russia which a Trump server kept connecting to for unknown reasons. ... Read more

20 April 2017

The man who mistook a pen for a hat

This is an attempt to catalog Donald Trump’s apparently worsening mental condition, because I couldn’t find any other web pages doing the job. Remember, Trump’s father Fred suffered from Alzheimer’s during the last decade of his life, and it’s genetic. Check out the Alzheimer’s Association list of 10 early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Note that a very common symptom of Alzheimer’s is disturbed sleep, with sufferers waking up upset and angry in the small hours. ... Read more

3 April 2017

Black Lives Matter kerfuffle in Philadelphia

An argument has erupted over the Philadelphia chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement, after they decided to make an upcoming meeting a “black only space”. The group has since clarified that in fact, all their meetings are black centered and that white people aren’t welcome. I have a few thoughts on this. First of all, I totally get why black Americans might be really suspicious, perhaps even hostile or fearful, regarding white Americans. ... Read more

27 March 2017


“So, tell me about this video game ‘Unravel’.” “Well, you play an escaped ball of wool who has to go out into the world to collect an old woman’s scattered memories.” “A what?” “There are all kinds of stringlike physics puzzles. We’re marketing it as a whole new genre, the ‘string-em-up’.” “You might want a different name for that.” “Well, the game is proving very popular in playtesting.” “I didn’t think we had the budget for playtesting. ... Read more

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