September 24, 2021
September 23, 2021
The Kiplinger Letter
I think we can agree on one thing: all information is suspect. No source can be trusted.
So where does one turn?
I have a ton of opinions about that, some of them even consistent with one another, but I think the folks at Kiplinger might be an answer. I’ve been reading their short letters for decades. If they bring a bias, it escapes me. I really think they just try to report things as honestly as they can, with a sure eye on the pulse in Washington (which is increasingly the only pulse that matters anymore as it crushes and suffocates the smaller semi-public and public spaces).
I’m going to start mentioning random bites here occasionally. It won’t be a regular thing, but when you see the headline “Kiplinger,” you know I’m simply lifting something from one of their newsletters. So, you might see:
Since 1983, the share of U.S. workers in unions has fallen from 20% to 11%.
Texas’s crackdown on social media will likely be thwarted by the courts, with lawsuits funded by social media companies.
Football gambling is poised to soar this year. 45 million Americans plan to place legal or illegal bets on … Read the rest