Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I want to be clear this post is not about politics but about those who deliver our political news to us. And don’t worry — I am not going to suggest you read one paper or watch one channel over another. Exactly the opposite. I’m going to tell you what I have before: Don’t watch …

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On Sunday, as many of you already know, retired NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, along with his 13-year old daughter and seven other people. You would have thought a god had died the way people fell on their faces in the street at the news of Kobe’s passing. He was …

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As someone who has a degree in journalism, I am constantly bewildered these days by what journalism has become in the modern age. When I was a reporter my job was to report what happened and leave it to the public to decide how they felt about it. But now it is the job of …

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A disclaimer for this post – it is not meant to be political and no, I don’t plan to make this blog one that focuses on such issues in the future. This is just a “one-post” you might say. ‘Do I hate the term “fake news” as a phrase espoused time and time again by …

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