My Blog Week: January 12 to January 18

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   To Ask the Question         Tomorrow, best of luck and safety to the people of Richmond, Virginia. The planned rally suggests a wish to instill fear in […]

My Blog Week: January 5 to January 11

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Precipitate         A point of convergence in two of the big stories of the week… Let’s go back to 1997, not to rehash much of the unhappy […]

My Blog Week: December 29 to January 4

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Headlong       Imagine a group of old men, who get together at their clubs and societies—and one of the “truisms” they banter back and forth among themselves, while […]

My Blog Week: December 22 to December 28

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Star Light, Star Bright        We had the good and fun news this week that one of the red stars of the constellation Orion was acting (fading in […]

My Blog Week: December 15 to December 21

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   A Missed Opportunity       As the cartoon above references, we’ve been hearing a lot lately about this alleged “circle game”. I’m glad to see lame explanations getting plenty […]

My Blog Week: December 8 to December 14

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   An Avoidable Accident       It’s worthwhile, in regard to the White Island tragedy, to consider the psychology of a type of relationship: that of the individual to authority. […]

My Blog Week: December 1 to December 7

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Labyrinthine machinations          It’s been an action-packed week, filled with disseminations of dismal wisdom, from the pit of right-wing nugget mining.  And since we can’t tackle everything, […]

My Blog Week: November 24 to November 30

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Nostalgia Can’t Save Us         This week, Conan the hero dog got to meet the president. To judge from video of the ceremony, Conan’s personal concern was […]

My Blog Week: November 17 to November 23

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Hearings and Seeings         Republicans seem to have picked up a couple of offensive strategies via the brain trust that brought us, this week, the Adult Playground.  […]

My Blog Week: November 10 to November 16

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   The Money Vortex         We don’t really know what happens. Forbes tallies up 607 American billionaires for the year 2018, with a gain of 21 new stratum […]