On Blogs & Blogging: My Blogger Blog Hits the 1M-Pageviews Milestone Despite MAGA Fans’ Attempts to Muzzle It


If you’re familiar with the genesis of A Certain Point of View, Too, you may recall that this blog was the unexpected consequence of a grievous act of censorship on the part of both Facebook and a handful of Trump supporters back in March of 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was being mishandled andContinue reading “On Blogs & Blogging: My Blogger Blog Hits the 1M-Pageviews Milestone Despite MAGA Fans’ Attempts to Muzzle It”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, September 6, 2022, or: After 11 Years, My Blogger Blog FINALLY Starts Paying Out


Well, it finally happened. Last night, while I was doing my weekly look at the AdSense account of the Blogger precursor to this blog, I noticed that after 11 years and 1,404 blog posts, I finally reached the $100 payment threshold necessary for Google to pay me the ad revenue generated by my content onContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, September 6, 2022, or: After 11 Years, My Blogger Blog FINALLY Starts Paying Out”

On Trump-Era Politics: Flags, Pledges, Memes, and Damnable Conservative Lies


“One of the hallmarks of the Trump era is the alacrity with which intelligent people embrace stupidity.”― Stuart Stevens, It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump Over the past few years – and certainly during the 2020 Presidential election process –  Facebook and Twitter users have noticed a flood ofContinue reading “On Trump-Era Politics: Flags, Pledges, Memes, and Damnable Conservative Lies”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 30, 2022, or: Just a ‘Quick’ Sunday Update from a Sleep-Deprived Blogger


Hello, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon in Lithia, Florida on Sunday, January 30, 2022. It is a chilly winter day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 51˚F (11˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 6 MPH (8 KM/H) and humidity at 28%, the wind chill factorContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 30, 2022, or: Just a ‘Quick’ Sunday Update from a Sleep-Deprived Blogger”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 29, 2022, or: Of ‘Maus’ and McMinn


Hi, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon in Lithia, Florida on Saturday, January 29, 2022. It is a chilly winter day here in the Tampa Bay area. The current temperature is 51˚F (11˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 40% and the wind blowing from the northwest at 17 MPH (28 KM/H), the feels-like temperature isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 29, 2022, or: Of ‘Maus’ and McMinn”

Life in Trump-Era America: Tennessee County School Board Bans Pulitzer Prize-Winning ‘Maus’ – on Holocaust Remembrance Day!


Hi there, Dear Reader. It is midday here in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, January 28, 2022. It is a chilly winter day. Currently, the temperature is 64˚F (18˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 85% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 3 MPH (5 KM/H), the wind-chill factor is 62˚F (17˚C). Today’sContinue reading “Life in Trump-Era America: Tennessee County School Board Bans Pulitzer Prize-Winning ‘Maus’ – on Holocaust Remembrance Day!”

On Politics: The GOP was the ‘Party of Lincoln,’ But Now it’s the ‘Party of Putin’


Hi there, Dear Reader. It is mid- to late morning (depending on how you define your morning, anyway) here in Lithia, Florida. It is Wednesday, January 26, 2022, and it is a cold, gray, wet winter day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 56˚F (14˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity atContinue reading “On Politics: The GOP was the ‘Party of Lincoln,’ But Now it’s the ‘Party of Putin’”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Of Fauci Ouchies, Side Effects, Facebook Blocks, and Political Issues


Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in west-central Florida on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. It is a cool late fall day – by Florida standards, at least – and we are in a bit of a warming trend. Currently, the temperature is 63˚F (18˚C), but with humidity at 95% and the wind blowing fromContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Of Fauci Ouchies, Side Effects, Facebook Blocks, and Political Issues”

Why I Find Conservative Complaints About ‘Cancel Culture’ to be Bogus, Hypocritical


A Tale of Two Blogs For the past few years, I have ended my day by looking at the statistics for my two blogs – the original version of A Certain Point of View on Blogger, and A Certain Point of View, Too on WordPress – and keeping a tally of my published posts andContinue reading “Why I Find Conservative Complaints About ‘Cancel Culture’ to be Bogus, Hypocritical”