After all my years as a journalist....

Greg Dobbs
What years of firsthand reporting tell us about today.
Created 18 Jan 2021
  • (Dobbs) There Is No Bottom
    01 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
    Trumpworld has taxed my vocabulary. I mean, how many ways can one say, “I just can’t believe it,” or, “Is there no bottom?” The newest challenge— but indisputably not the last— comes from Trump’s Whit...
  • (Dobbs) Is Prison Too Soft?
    24 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 1 2
    The jury’s still out on prisons. Should they be easier to endure or tougher to take? In studies on recidivism— the tendency of ex-cons to return to crime and return to prison— most come down on the si...
  • (Dobbs) Self-Defense: A Self-Fulfilling Prophesy
    20 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 0 2
    When Kyle Rittenhouse killed two men with his semi-automatic AR-15 last year during protests over a police shooting in Kenosha, it was a tragedy. When Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges yes...
  • (Dobbs) Trump, and "the good of our country?"
    16 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 0 1
    The surrender yesterday of one-time Donald Trump strategist and all-time Donald Trump flamethrower Steve Bannon— turning himself in to the FBI after being indicted by a federal grand jury for contempt...
  • (Dobbs) We Might Have To Hunt For Toilet Paper... AGAIN
    10 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 0 2
    Do you remember The Great Toilet Paper Shortage way back in the year 2020? What’s worse, are you ready for another one? Sorry to throw cold water on your day, but some analysts say, it could be coming...
  • (Dobbs) Hot Competition in a Very Cold World
    05 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    The Arctic is changing. And not just for polar bears. So we’d better pay attention. Because it is changing into a budding battleground of major powers. A battleground for shipping lanes, a battlegroun...
  • (Dobbs) Is the U.S. Headed in the Wrong Direction?
    02 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    If you’re worried that not even ten months into Joe Biden’s presidency, it is going down the tubes, calm down, don’t lose hope, things are not as dire as they seem. Sure, if you want him to succeed, a...
  • (Dobbs) They/Them/Their
    27 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 6
    “Mitchell Robertson” sounds like a man’s name, doesn’t it? Sure does to me. But in a story about homelessness this month on Colorado Public Radio, you’d never know it. As in, "Up until recently, Mitch...
  • (Dobbs) Trump's Newest Alternative Fact: "Election Day" Was The Insurrection
    22 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    One disgrace piles on atop another. Steve Bannon is only the latest. But Bannon, Donald Trump‘s campaign manager and then his senior advisor in the White House and now cited for criminal contempt, is ...
  • (Dobbs) "Zest for Life like an Electric Current"
    17 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 2 3
    People are being shot and killed again in Beirut. You’ve probably read about it. Or more likely… you probably haven’t. Because Lebanon, abutting the Mediterranean and once admired as the Switzerland o...
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