A Dog in the Fight

A Dog in the Fight

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Every nation gets the government it deserves.  Joseph de Maistre In a democracy, the people get the government they deserve.  Alexis de Tocqueville The government you elect is the government you deserve.  Thomas...
It’s All About The Corn

It’s All About The Corn

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   sin maíz no hay país—without corn, there is no country Americans love Mexican food. We consume nachos, tacos, burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and anything resembling Mexican in enormous quantities. We...
Final Trompudo Napkin Art

Final Trompudo Napkin Art

  This is our fourth and final post of “Trompudo Napkin Art,” a whimsical project by TITM to make connections between the Sea Gull Cellar Bar Napkin Art produced in the 70s and 80s and the current mad-king president.  TITM is working on a Gallery of Napkin...
Trompudo Napkin Art – 3

Trompudo Napkin Art – 3

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] This is our third post in our Trompudo Napkin Art series.  Past posts can be found HERE and HERE         Trompudo has girl trouble.   Trompudo told Iran it risked consequences “the like of which few throughout...
The Art of the Lie

The Art of the Lie

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth.   Joseph Goebbels   It’s called the “illusion of truth” and it is a powerful tool for authoritarian leaders, advertisers, and all types of propagandists....