Last Chance to Vote

This is your last chance to vote for 2018 Hypocrite of the Year. The polls close at midnight, MST Thursday evening. Don’t miss your chance to pick the scummiest of the scum. The link is here.

Influenza victims crowd into an emergency hospital near Fort Riley, Kansas in this 1918 file photo (AP Photo/National Museum of Health)

Another Unhappy Centennial

The centennial of the end of World War I was observed with all due ceremony, even if President Trump embarrassed himself and the United States by his churlish behavior. World War I killed perhaps 16 million people, counting both soldiers and civilians. A nearly unimaginable number. But it wasn’t even the worst disaster of 1918.…