America! Where is your outrage? Because …

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: business, community, politics, social, trumpwatch|Tags: , , , , , , |

Atlas can't keep shrugging off this guy Trump Three things you might not know – and one you do Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State, said his favorite book is Ayn Rand's 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged. That's troublesome. In Greek mythology, Zeus makes Atlas, a Titan, forever hold the heavens on his shoulders. Rand's title means he carries the Read more...

Thank you Bill O’Reilly – sort of, kind of …

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: business, politics, social, trumpwatch|Tags: , , , , , , |

at least you've reminded us of our Darwinian downside Three things you might not know Genetically, we humans are only 1.2% different than chimpanzees.[1] Research finds that male chimpanzees that wage a campaign of sustained aggression against females sire more offsprings than their less violent counterparts and suggests that such nasty behavior evolved because it gave the more powerful Read more...

In the flotsam of the digital avalanche, Warren Buffett is still buying newspapers. What’s going on in media?

By | June 20th, 2012|Categories: business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

No, that's not Warren Buffett but the Buffalo News is his newspaper and Stanford Lipsey is the publisher. They do look a little alike. (photo: bbannon/NYT) Just when you thought you had media figured out Not only is Warren buying newspapers but he owns the Buffalo News – a ghost of its former self – in a city that has lost Read more...

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