Tag: The Guardian

Jan 28

In Praise of Skepticism

In Brief — The author recommends a healthy level of skepticism in examining the world around us, whether focused on the media or what you hear, read and see. [Written in July 2017.] ————————————————————————————————————————————– Honest Skepticism is a Virtue — Earlier in 2017, Donald Trump’s son, Donald Jr., and two of his trusted friends met …

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Apr 26

The Murder of Pat Tillman (a Late-Breaking Lie)

In Brief—The American military seems to be attempting to patch a hole in their mendacious stories of the death of Pat Tillman when a former soldier says he “may have been” the person who accidentally killed Pat Tillman in 2004. The author of this blog says, “Don’t believe it” and tells why he sees evidence …

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Mar 16

The Press Misleads

In Brief— A well-informed person is advised to read as broadly as possible and to be skeptical of what s/he reads. Be aware that the mainstream press regularly misleads its readers, so a healthy degree of skepticism is always in order. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– Scylla or Charybdis: Uninformed or Misinformed?—  “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re …

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