The Most Popular Postings on this Site

These are some of the most visited and popular postings on this dzsokol.com web site: Is Anything Else Happening in the World Besides COVID? Is Greece the “Canary” for Economic Decline? Does AI Mean “Augmented Intelligence”? American Jewry & Israel

American Jewry and Israel

The relationship between American Jews and the state of Israel is very complex and forever evolving. This posting, which is now 5 years old, started during the Obama presidency when many leftist American Jews started putting the priorities of the

Is Obama the Manchurian Marxist Moslem?

Update It’s interesting how the Obama moniker ‘Manchurian Marxist Moslem’ has become so prophetic.  Some folks are just now figuring out his methods and motivations: They [Democrat party] found their ideal stealth candidate, Barack Obama.  Not only was he, beneath

Do US Tech Companies Have Too Much Influence?

If you want to review business and political fireworks that will become front-page news, then take a look at the major US-based technology companies: Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter.  These six behemoths control the vast majority of information flow,

Drag Racing at Kil-Kare

I was on my 40-mile bicycle ride this morning, which took us right past Kil-Kare Motor Speedway.  This raceway is located approximately 10 miles east of Dayton.  The place was packed, and of course the drag racers were loud, so

Leftists, Language, and Social Justice

People seem to forget that Leftists frequently operate in the world of word-play and euphemisms.  Orwell highlighted this attempt at mastery-of-thought in many of his novels.  As an example, citizens frequently discover that the phrase, title, or expression associated with

Pravda and New York Times

I get a kick out of people that consider the New York Times to be the “the paper of record” for news around the world.  The NYT ably represents everything that is wrong with large corporations and journalism.   In a

Telegrams during the Civil War

It’s always fascinating to review the source artifacts of history, devoid of editorialization and selective interpretation… I found this photograph on-line of President Lincoln’s brief telegram to General Grant from August 17, 1864 – nearly 160 years ago (see image