Fellow Trenchers~Have a safe Independence Day.

Ours marks 15 years since our 34 year old son drowned in the Big Piney River here in Missouri on the 4th, 2002, after a family canoe float trip, just off the shore from where I’m standing.

His 2 sons, 6 and 4 at the time, were floating on their backs, with life jackets on, and got a little further out in the current, and couldn’t touch bottom when they stood up. They called for our son to come and get them, and as he ran along the shore, someone at the resort offered him a life jacket, which he refused saying he was a good swimmer. Had he taken that life jacket, we would not have gone through the past 15 years of grief, and his sons would have had their Dad to watch them grow up.   Continue reading “Have a safe Independence Day”

Jon Rappoports

Big media attacks “fake news.” Independent reporters rightly point the finger at big media as the predominant purveyor of fake news.


Here I want to comment on one of the most devious forms of MSM fake news: the limited hangout.   Continue reading “Mainstream fake-news: the devious limited hangout”

The Guardian – by Esther Addley, March 17, 2016

It was intended, according to its creator, as a “warning to America”, a horrifying and fantastical vision of the future in which the US – ludicrously – had elected as its president Donald Trump.

But with the property billionaire now the favourite to gain the Republican nomination for the presidency, the episode of The Simpsons that in 2000 foresaw such a laughable outcome has begun looking unnervingly prescient.   Continue reading “Simpsons writer says President Trump episode was ‘warning to US’”