Gongol.com Archives: July 2016
July 4, 2016
The Declaration of Independence
Still a model for telling the world in clear, plain language why extraordinary action was called for
"[F]inancial crises tend to radicalize electorates"
How financial conditions lead to candidates like Trump and Sanders
French police on the beach -- swim trunks and pistols?
The need to patrol public beaches is evident. How the police should arm and dress themselves is not.
As Facebook changes its algorithms for the news feed once again, the risk grows that too many people will get too much of their news and opinions from inside the echo chamber of people who are already a lot like them. And it's going to really punch a lot of digital publishers in the gut, too. Many of them have come to depend upon reliable Facebook-driven traffic as a business model. Bad idea.
President Obama's late-night work habits sound like a reasonable way for a person like him to process the incredible volumes of information that go along with the role of the chief executive
Donald Trump simply cannot do many of the things he promises to do. And that makes him a very troublesome candidate.