Next election, I’m considering running as a delegate for our state convention. As the energetic labor organizer Joe Hill famously wrote, “Don’t Mourn, Organize!”
Politicians attack opposing politicians’ patriotism, accuse them of criminal activity, question the fairness of the election process itself — with virtually no evidence — and seek to undermine their effectiveness in office. Small wonder that the public questions elected officials’ legitimacy.
Spammers send out billions of spam messages every day. These messages often get flagged by spam filters, and many users routinely discard these annoying messages on a regular basis. Malicious emails can still get by even the most advanced spam filter systems, however. It is these malicious emails that you should be concerned about.
Bonus hero points given for surprising said son with a pack of his favorite candy when you pick him up from school to make up for the morning’s jacket fiasco and to prepare for tomorrow, when it’s going to be just as cold.
Because journalists play a crucial role in our representative democracy’s health. Citizens cannot act responsibly if they’re kept in the dark about public affairs. And it’s the media’s role to make sure that does not happen.
I set my alarm for 6:30, which is much earlier than any family should ever have to wake up when on vacation. All hail the mouse.
His eyes were getting heavy as sleep crept up on him. I brushed the hair on his forehead and was glad that he had a good day where he had the chance to reflect on his accomplishments. His eyes were nearly closed, but then he opened them and looked at me earnestly.
These days, purveyors of fake news get paid to mislead the public. This is new. These are fantasies masquerading as “news” — misleading, disingenuous and removed from context.
I’m willing to try just about anything, including drinking fermented grapes, kissing at midnight and wearing bright underwear. All’s new that ends new, as they say. But I draw the line at jumping into a frozen lake with a tree trunk.
But you have to remember, since Finland is eight hours ahead of us, in order to raise your "midnight toast" with Finns in Finland, you will have to raise it at 4 p.m. Central Time. A good excuse to start your New Year's Eve party early!