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Jim Miller on Politics

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Pseudo-Random Thoughts

Andrew McCarthy Has More On The Strange Imran Awan Case:  To say the least, McCarthy finds much about the case, suspicious.
To summarize, the indictment is an exercise in omission.  No mention of the Awan group’s theft of information from Congress.  Not a hint about the astronomical sums the family was paid, much of it for no-show “work.”  Not a word about Wasserman Schultz’s keeping Awan on the payroll for six months during which (a) he was known to be under investigation, (b) his wife was known to have fled to Pakistan, and (c) he was not credentialed to do the IT work for which he had been hired.  Nothing about Wasserman Schultz’s energetic efforts to prevent investigators from examining Awan’s laptop.  A likely currency-transportation offense against Alvi goes uncharged.   And, as for the offenses that are charged, prosecutors plead them in a manner that avoids any reference to what should be their best evidence.

There is something very strange going on here.
Indeed there is.

(For the record:  I believe some of the offences McCarthy mentions are still "alleged".  And I still haven't come to a conclusion about how large this scandal is.)
- 4:32 PM, 21 August 2017   [link]


That Statue Isn't The Only Tribute To Lenin in Seattle:  There's also this local beer.

As far as I can tell from a very quick search, Mayor Ed Murray has not yet asked Hale's to find a less offensive name and label.  (I have seen the beert for sale a few times, though not recently — and never saw a reason to add it my shopping cart.)
- 2:55 PM, 21 August 2017   [link]


Human Eyes Versus Automatic Lights:  During the eclipse, which reached 92 percent of totality here, I wandered down to Marina Park to join the crowd watching it.

The sunlight seemed almost as bright when the moon covered almost all of the sun, as it had before.  But the automatic lights weren't fooled.  Lights on the main dock came on, as did lights at the entrances to the public restroom.
- 2:40 PM, 21 August 2017   [link]


Worth Reading:  This FiveThirtyEight post, "Earth Has The Solar System’s Best Eclipses".

The best, but not unique.
In the excitement surrounding this year’s eclipse, some astronomers have speculated that Earth is the only place where conditions for a total solar eclipse, in which only the sun’s corona is visible, exist in the solar system.  Is there anywhere else we could find an alignment of planet, moon and sun that could produce total, corona-only eclipses as well as an alignment that could produce ring-of-fire eclipses, in which the sun’s outer circumference is visible behind the moon?

Eclipse chaser Bill Kramer, who first saw a total eclipse as a 13-year-old standing on a cruise ship in the North Atlantic, aimed to find out.
. . .
In the end, he found two moons with eclipse potential — both orbiting Saturn.   The moon Pandora, which looks like a dented potato, can produce a total eclipse as viewed from Saturn’s cloud tops, but its weird shape makes it less likely to produce a perfect black hole surrounded by a corona.  There’s just one moon with that distinction: Epimetheus, a dinky thing just 84 miles across at its longest point that hangs out in a gap amid Saturn’s rings and zips around the planet every 17 hours.
(Links omitted.)

There are other moons in our solar system — five of them around Jupiter alone — that completely block the sun for parts of their planets.

But they don't show any watchers that wonderful ring of fire that our eclipses do.
- 9:01 AM, 21 August 2017   [link]


Eclipse Cartoons:  The Washington Post claims these are the "best".  (My favorite in that article: "Calvin and Hobbes".)

If you want to make your own best list, a simple search will turn up many possibilities.
- 7:07 AM, 21 August 2017   [link]


Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Thinks The Lenin Statue Ought To Go:  The mayor was asked about that when he said Confederate memorials in the city ought to go.  (A private cemetery has a few memorials put up by the Daughters of the Confederacy, about a century ago.)

The mayor agreed with some Trump supporters.
During an interview with KIRO Radio 97.3 on Wednesday, Murray advocated for the statue's removal in response to a question, saying:
"In the last few days, Seattleites have expressed concerns and frustration over symbols of hate, racism and violence that exist in our city.  Not only do these kinds of symbols represent historic injustices, their existence causes pain among those who themselves or whose family members have been impacted by these atrocities.  We should remove all these symbols, no matter what political affiliation may have been assigned to them in the decades since they were erected.  This includes both confederate memorials and statues idolizing the founder of the authoritarian Soviet regime.  Both are on private property, but I believe the confederate memorial at Lake View Cemetery and the Lenin statue in Fremont should be removed.  We should never forget our history, but we also should not idolize figures who have committed violent atrocities and sought to divide us based on who we are or where we came from."
Murray's statement came a day after a small group led outspoken Trump supporter Jack Posobiec demonstrated in front of the statue, equating it with Confederate memorials being removed on the East Coast in the wake of last weekend's deadly violence in Virginia.
My take?  I disagree with both Murray and the Trump supporters.  I think the statue should stay — with the kind of context I suggested in 2004.   A small memorial to the victims of Communism, as near the statue as possible, would be a good solution.

Seattle defenders of the statue usually claim it is hip and ironic, and not at all intended to be a tribute to the founder of Communism, even though that was why it was created.  (If you want to see a typical such argument, look in today's Seattle Times for a letter from Craig Knebel.  It is so annoying, I am not going to link to it.)

(Here's the history of the statue, if you are curious.)
- 3:32 PM, 20 August 2017   [link]


It's A Funny Mistake:  Especially when you remember that's what we tell well-trained dogs to do.
- 2:15 PM, 20 August 2017   [link]


Today's "Pepper . . . And Salt" Cartoon made me smile.

And then made me worry — briefly — thinking it might be true.
- 12:59 PM, 20 August 2017   [link]


Smokezilla Moonset:  The smoke from the British Columbia wild fires made the moon look strange, too.

Smokezilla Moonset

I might have gotten a slightly clearer picture if I had used a tripod, but I doubt it.
- 4:31 PM, 19 August 2017   [link]


Worth Reading:  Patterico's post on Trump's Venezuelan blunder.
Donald Trump has finally fulfilled his role as The Great Unifier . . . in a way.   Namely, he has unified Latin America against him, at a time when we need their support against the incipient dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela.
By talking loosely about a "military option" in Venezuela.  It is hard to think of anything he could say that would be more likely to unify the Latin American nations — against us.

(This is about as idiotic as his ban on Iraqi nationals, something I discussed here and here.)
- 2:40 PM, 19 August 2017   [link]


And Another One Bites The Dust:  Just in case you hadn't seen this picture.  Or an equivalent one.

(For the record:  I don't think any of the four men were good fits for their White House jobs.  For instance, the abilities that made Reince Priebus a good party chairman — as far as I can tell — are not the abilities needed in a chief of staff.)
- 9:53 AM, 19 August 2017   [link]


Pure Nonsense:  With no political content.

Though some have tried to find it in that nursery rhyme.
- 9:03 AM, 19 August 2017   [link]


Worth Reading:  Michael Barone's column, "What Identity Politics Hath Wrought".
President Trump was widely criticized -- by many conservatives, as well as liberals -- for his Saturday statement condemning "this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides" without specifically denouncing white nationalism.   Barack Obama faced much less criticism in July 2016 when he lamented the Dallas police murders but went on to decry "the racial disparities that exist in our criminal justice system."
. . .
Like Obama in 2016, Trump this week was (mostly) accurate.   But both presidents made themselves vulnerable to the charge of sending dog whistles to favored groups -- playing identity politics.   Both failed, to varying degrees and with varied responses, to deliver undiluted denunciations of criminal violence and bigotry.
Most political analysts would, I believe, say that Obama and Trump hurt themselves, too, by those "dog whistle" appeals.
- 1:20 PM, 18 August 2017   [link]


This Week's Collections Of Political Cartoons from Politico and RealClearPolitics.

You won't be surprised to learn that many of them are about Charlottesville.   Unfortunately.

My favorites:  In Politico, Steve Kelley's "fascism" and Scot Stantis's "many sides"; in RealClearPolitics, Chip Bok's "transgender" and Gary Varvel's "few questions".
- 10:04 AM, 18 August 2017   [link]


Communists Then, White Supremacists Now:   Professor Volokh "can’t stand" either — but he thinks both should have freedom of speech.
I’ve been struck by the similarity between recent calls for suppressing white supremacist speech and past calls for suppressing Communist speech.  Of course, there are differences as well — there always are for any analogy — but I thought I’d note some likenesses:
The similarities are striking, which should not surprise us, since the hard freedom of speech cases are almost always about people with disgusting ideas.  Ideas that tempt us to supress them.
- 2:08 PM, 17 August 2017   [link]


This BBC Article Is Probably A Reasonably Accurate Summary of what authorities know about the Barcelona terror attack.
A van has ploughed into pedestrians in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas tourist area, killing 13 people and injuring at least 80.  Spanish police have described it as a terror attack.

Here's what we know so far about what happened.
(The article may be updated, as more is learned.)
- 1:42 PM, 17 August 2017
More:  As I suggested, the article has been updated, several times at least, and may still be changing.  Generally the BBC does this kind of article very well, but it occurs to me that it might be even better if they added tabs pointing to earlier versions, so a reader could see how it evolved.
- 11:14 AM, 18 August 2017   [link]


Too Funny Not to share.
It was a strange moment of triumph against racism: The gun-slinging white supremacist Craig Cobb, dressed up for daytime TV in a dark suit and red tie, hearing that his DNA testing revealed his ancestry to be only “86 percent European, and … 14 percent Sub-Saharan African.”  The studio audience whooped and laughed and cheered. And Cobb — who was, in 2013, charged with terrorizing people while trying to create an all-white enclave in North Dakota — reacted like a sore loser in the schoolyard.

“Wait a minute, wait a minute, hold on, just wait a minute,” he said, trying to put on an all-knowing smile.  “This is called statistical noise.”
No, it isn't.

And Cobb isn't the only white supremacist to have had this kind of surprise.

Those who are surprised often react as he did — by rejecting the evidence.
- 8:47 AM, 17 August 2017   [link]


Joanne Jacobs Recycles a "Calvin and Hobbes" classic.

(The problem she discusses in the post is real — and has no easy solution.)
- 8:29 AM, 17 August 2017   [link]


Elizabeth Warren, Senator and Entrepreneur:   We can conclude that at least one of those two jobs is part time.
Prayer candles.  Action figures.  Temporary tattoos.   Coloring books.

Elizabeth Warren isn’t just a progressive icon, she’s a merchandising industry unto herself.

The Massachusetts senator and presidential prospect is at the center of a sprawling business built around her appeal to liberals across the country — a reminder of the unabashed devotion she inspires on the left and the footprint she’ll cast in the 2020 Democratic primary.
. . .
It’s impossible to know the true size of the Warren merchandising-industrial complex.  The bulk of it exists beyond the Democratic senator’s control on sites like online marketplace Etsy.  And her campaign, which hosts its own online store, declined to disclose the exact amount of money it raises from merchandise sales.

But it’s safe to say no other senator has anything like it.
Prayer candles?  I suppose that does tell us something about her followers.

There's no mention of any Native American items.
- 4:22 PM, 16 August 2017   [link]


Republicans Should Be Putting Up Lincoln Statues:  Not arguing over Confederate statues.

I think that's the right thing to do, and would be a plus politically, net.

Here's the kind of statue I have in mind. Note that it was erected in 2003 — in Richmond, Virginia.
- 12:43 PM, 16 August 2017   [link]


Talk About Stepping On Your Own Message!  That Trump appearance yesterday was supposed to be about infrastructure:
The president had originally returned to Trump Tower to meet with Cabinet officials about agenda items, namely an infrastructure proposal at the center of his campaign policy promises.  Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney joined the president, who had been staying at his New Jersey golf club while the White House undergoes renovations.

Tuesday's event was designed to showcase a new executive order that would streamline the approval process for infrastructure projects.
(Links omitted.)

As you may have noticed, that proposal, and that executive order, didn't get much coverage, compared to Trump's "impromptu" press conference.

Which did get applause from all the wrong people.

(That streamlining order may even be a good idea.  It is easy to believe we need to remove some bureaucratic barnacles from the ship of state.)
- 11:05 AM, 16 August 2017   [link]


If You Are An Investor, you'll like this cartoon.  Probably.

If you are a broker, probably not.
- 7:37 AM, 16 August 2017   [link]


Worth Reading:  Alice Callahan's article, "More Vaccines, Fewer Antibiotics ".
It seems like a major part of keeping kids healthy these days is managing their microbial exposure.  On the one hand, we’re told that letting our kids get dirty and tempering our use of hand sanitizer can help cultivate a healthy population of good microbes in and on the body, which is associated with lower rates of chronic maladies like asthma and allergies.  On the other hand, we know that among all the benign and beneficial bacteria in the world lurk some that are deadly, causing diseases such as whooping cough, pneumonia and meningitis.
There's much of interest in the article, including some persuasive graphs.

(I should clear up an ambiguity in the title; Callahan is in favor of developing new antibiotics — like almost everyone else — but wants to replace current antibiotic use with vaccines, where possible.)
- 3:43 PM, 15 August 2017   [link]


Trump Is Following Obama's Example:  Bret Stephens is bold enough to say what should be obvious to everyone.

And bold enough to say it in the New York Times, even though it will infuriate most of the newspaper's readers.

Stephens begins by giving six "propositions", starting with this one:
(1) James Alex Fields Jr., the young man who on Saturday, police say, rammed his Dodge Challenger into a crowd in Charlottesville, killing Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others, was not a “domestic terrorist.”
And then switches to some reminders:
O.K., now here’s hoping you’re revolted by each of the six preceding points.   Because, if you are, then maybe we can at last rethink the policy of euphemism, obfuscation, denial and semantic yoga that typified the Obama administration’s discussions of another form of terrorism.
Every one of those six has direct parallels in the way the Obama administration spoke about Islamic terrorism.

(It is good to see I am not alone is seeing so many similarities between Trump and Obama.)
- 1:09 PM, 15 August 2017   [link]


ABC Settles A Libel Case:  The New York Times has a reasonable guesstimate for how much.
The Walt Disney Company said in its latest quarterly financial statement that it had $177 million in costs related to settling litigation.  The announcement came just weeks after ABC News, a Disney unit, reached a settlement with a meat producer that accused the network of defamation for its reports about so-called pink slime, a processed beef product used as low-cost filler.

The company’s statement, released on Aug. 8, said in a footnote that the $177 million charge was “incurred” in the nine-month period ending July 1, in addition to what was covered by insurance.  It gave no details about whether that charge — or how much of it — was directly related to the processed beef product case.
Three things to note:  First, South Dakota law apparently gave the plaintiffs an advantage.  Second, ABC did not issue a retraction and apology, and you can still see the faulty story on line.  Third, the Times might be a target of a similar lawsuit.

I hope the workers who lost their jobs get some of the settlement.

(For background, see this 2012 post.)
- 9:36 AM, 15 August 2017   [link]


Today's "Pepper . . . And Salt" Cartoon made me smile.

And reminded me of this famous cartoon.
- 8:44 AM, 15 August 2017   [link]


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