Charles and David Koch – The Koch Brothers Charles de Ganahl Koch and David Hamilton Koch are the notorious Koch Bothers. The brothers own Koch Industries and are major benefactors for organizations and candidates involved in pushing radical Republican policies. [This validates the story and research behind the recently published […]

Investigation Reveals the Extent the Koch Empire Is Willing to ...

Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said, Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will… […]

In the time you spend on social media each year, ...

Space cadet!  Obviously, this is a massive, huge lifetime journey of a question.  Let us narrow the context of our gaze – I came across an article about design ethicist Tristan Harris and his essay, How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds, and started to think about my susceptibility to attention-hijacking and unease […]

How Free is Your Free Will and How Can You ...

[This move is equally infuriating as it is horrifying.  My next set of posts once I clear personal ethics is guns and Second Amendment.] On Thursday the GOP-controlled House voted to overturn an Obama administration rule designed to keep firearms out of the hands of some people deemed mentally ill. […]

House Votes To Overturn Obama Rule Restricting Gun Sales To ...

What do white people got to be so angry about? ~ Chris Rock Radicalization?  You probably never really took a look at it. You’re probably wondering what am I talking about.  Radicalization?  What radicalization? from Pocket via Did you enjoy this article? Then read the full version from the author’s […]

Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About The Radicalization of Whites?

Shortly after taking the oath to become the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump delivered an inaugural address to hundreds of thousands of onlookers in Washington. [To me, these words come from a place where fear and resentment of an Other whose very Otherness brands them as an […]

President Trump’s inauguration speech, annotated

The word “passion” in combination with career advice only showed up in modern business literature in the 1980s and started to really take off in the 90s, when “follow your passion,” became the go-to mantra of career advice gurus. from Pocket via Did you enjoy this article? Then read the […]

How To Make Sure You Never Find Your Passion In Life

The Women’s March on Washington has released its official policy platform, a far-reaching four-page statement that takes clear stances on reproductive rights, immigration reform, and worker’s issues. [I agree with this platform.  I acknowledge the time is swiftly approaching (or rather that the train has left the station) for real-world […]

The Women’s March on Washington Has Released an Unapologetically Progressive ...

The closing arguments for the Obama years are arriving, and they aren’t helping the outgoing president. A case in point is a new book published this week, one that acknowledges “Obama’s supporters have experienced [his presidency] as a continuous disappointment.” [There are points I can, and might, individually parse and […]

It’s time to face facts: Obama’s presidency was a failure