I’ve given people a hard time for either doing things that are typically antisemitic or not reacting to it. What never really occurred to me is that a lot of people here may not know what it looks like, which may very well include some who appear to be its practitioners. There are things it shares with other forms of bigotry and things it doesn’t. If you have either practiced aspects of this or tolerated aspects of this because you didn’t recognize it and I gave you a hard time, I apologize…Continue
I’ve got a trade show in Orlando starting tomorrow so I drove my family down to Disney. We were at the big shopping area here, Disney Springs, this afternoon. One store that’s there that we always hit is the LEGO store, where they actually sell LEGO blocks in bins with scoops. They do some cool things. I took a few shots of their main display outside, different angles to show detail:…Continue
Donald Trump is now threatening Mexico with tariffs if they don’t decrease immigrant traffic to the US, and the tariff is supposed to escalate over time if there isn’t compliance.
I took a position, probably not a popular one, that I thought tariffs on China were necessary. That’s not remotely what I believe about Mexico. It’s wrong from a trade standpoint and it’s wrong from a policy standpoint.
Mexico is not exactly in the business of limiting American…Continue
There are some posts I never published. We’re on our way out so I may bring some of them out. Not all. I guess this one’s OK to release, though. This was written before the Squirrel Hill killings.
Nothing in particular triggered this post. It just occurred to me so I wrote it.
As a Jew, I live a safe life. I don’t face employment or educational discrimination, I’m highly unlikely to get…Continue