The Economist – February 4–10 2017

In “A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics” Daniel Leviton, and American Neuro-scientist, shows the reader how to find a way through all this numerical confusion.

Facts and bits may be expanding,
But, has that increased UNDERSTANDING?


The Wall Street Journal – February 7, 2017

On Saturday, also on Twitter, Mr. Trump had referred to Judge Robart as “this so-called judge,” an attack that made some Republicans uneasy. “I think it’s best not to single out judges for criticism,’’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) told

Disrespecting judges has this flaw;
It undermines the rule of law.


The Wall Street Journal – February 4, 2017

Torrent of executive orders and confusion over travel ban force
him to clarify staff roles.

“Reckless speed may NOT get you there.
Said the tortoise to “the hair.”


The Wall Street Journal – January 30, 2017

Automation is eliminating jobs for factory workers and Uber drivers Will your morning fix soon come from a precision caffeine machine?

The “human touch” and its undoing.
Perhaps that’s what the future is brewing?


Reuters – January 26, 2017

New U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” rhetoric and confrontational negotiating style have sparked frantic calls to the White House and Congress from diplomats and lobbyists concerned the United States no longer has their back.

With “friends” there is no discount on,
The TRUST they’ve come to count  on. ‬