“…to promote the general welfare…”

It started when I shared the above meme on my Facebook page. A Facebook friend I knew in high school voiced his objection to wearing masks during this pandemic. He stated that mask wearing would be forced on Americans by law. I suggested (as the title of this blog also suggests) the enforcement of maskContinue reading ““…to promote the general welfare…””

dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes

A Dimland Radio Pedantic Moment: Jeopardy’s 3 Way Tie For Last It was sad news learning of Alex Trebek’s death, but it was also weirdly ironic that his death came just days after actor Sean Connery died. The two men are inextricably linked by a popular series of Saturday Night Live skits that parodied theContinue reading “dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes”

dimland radio 11-14-20 show notes

Captain Phillips Spoiled I led off the showing spoiling the film Captain Phillips (2013) starring Tom Hanks as the captain of a container ship that get attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. I mainly described the scene after the captain had been rescued and was getting medical attention. My mother many years agoContinue reading “dimland radio 11-14-20 show notes”

dimland radio 11-7-20 show notes

A Very Tense Week This show was recorded before the news of the Joe Biden/Kamala Harris victory. (I’ll tell that story next week.) Tuesday’s election results were looking good for Pres. Trump on Election Day and that had your host worried, but the pundits were saying before the election that that would be how itContinue reading “dimland radio 11-7-20 show notes”

dimland radio 10-24-20 show notes

James ‘The Amazing’ Randi (1928-2020) 2020 just can’t seem to stop being a horrible year. Both the world of magic and the world of skepticism have lost a giant. James Randi died this past week. He was 92 years old. I talked about a few of the highlights of his mission to expose frauds andContinue reading “dimland radio 10-24-20 show notes”