Monthly Archives: December 2014

Rewriting History

Rewriting History     The central character in George Orwell’s 1984 is Winston Smith. He works at the Ministry of Truth, and his job is rewriting history. He’d receive, say, an old edition of the official news source, the Times, where Big … Continue reading

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Santapocalypse Now!

Santapocalypse Now! by Earnest Prankheimer     My Christmas wish is to offer you a caution, nay, a warning, to you parents out there. Before you allow a total stranger into your home while you sleep, before you passively give easy access … Continue reading

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Climate Change for Dummies

Climate Change for Dummies     “Now, I’m not a scientist,” says one climate change denying Republican after another, before bloviating some ill-informed opinion on the subject. Both House Speaker John Boehner and the next Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have said … Continue reading

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