The Big Picture

How We Are Going to Fund the New Free Press

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Do you wake up in the morning, make the coffee, crank up your computer and look at your Facebook news feed and ever feel confused about what’s really going on in the world? Don’t feel bad. You are not…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Exposed as a Partisan Hatchet Man

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Partisan political prosecutions have a long history in the system of jurisprudence in the United States, in spite of what judges, lawyers and politicians want the public to believe. Republicans and Democrats have been guilty of…

Thanks Jeff Sessions: Alabama is a National Joke Again

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Joe Reed and the Democrats are no better: It’s time for an independent third party to emerge. The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Little Jeffry Beauregard Sessions of Alabama has made the big time. No, it’s not just because a Republican majority in the U.S.…

The Watchdog Press Must Expose the Liar-in-Chief

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Since television celebrity businessman Donald J. Trump shocked the world and became president of the United States, the news has become so dissonant it’s hard to find a place to enter the conversation with facts that matter. This…

Trump’s Real Fascination With Russia’s Putin: Dictatorial Control of All Branches of Government, the Press and the Power to Jail and Kill Critics

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – The mainstream, corporate news media in America is in a quandary over what to do about the new U.S. president, Donald J. Trump. He calls them all “horrible people” and “liars” and purveyors of “fake news.” So what do…

A Golden Shower of Fake News

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Oh, and Alabama’s Jeff Sessions is about to be U.S. Attorney General – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Let me start this morning by repeating the two key words guaranteed to make the Facebook home page news feed and the FB trending news feed:…

Looking Back on Tumultuous Year, 2016

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Connecting the Dots – By Glynn Wilson – What a year it has been. Whether you liked it and prospered or were horrified by some of the stories and events, it was a year to remember, even if many people would simply like to forget. To write…

Trump Did Us All A Favor: He Destroyed Voter Apathy

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Don’t be so quick to declare the death of American democracy just because voters elected Donald J. Trump president. In my entire lifetime I’ve never seen so many people so interested in politics and public affairs. People are getting…

America Has Fallen and Can’t Get Up

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men, Couldn’t put Humpty together again. — Humpty Dumpty – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – America has fallen and it can’t get up. Unfortunately…

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Did ‘Fake News’ Elect Trump?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – In the Huge wave washing over the American landscape after the tsunami of Donald Trump’s surprising ride to president of the United States on a surfboard constructed of bullshit, mainstream news organizations and Democrats are beating up on Mark…

Like It or Not, We Live in Trump’s America Now

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Like it or not, we live in Trump’s America now. And it looks a whole lot like Alabama. Thank you Jeff Sessions, George W. Bush and George Wallace for setting the stage for this. Thank you Democratic Party for…

Winter is Coming to Cannon Ball North Dakota

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Winter is coming to Cannon Ball, North Dakota, so time is of the essence if the public is going to support the actions of the Standing Rock Sioux, clearly a historic moment in the human struggle for survival on…

Experiencing Wild Yellowstone Would Make the World a Better Place

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Secret Vistas – By Glynn Wilson – YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wy. – Standing still in a mountain meadow as snowflakes begin to fall on a herd of bison along Beartooth Pass, you get the feeling of arriving in an ancient and distant land before human civilization began…

Do You Like Your Eggs — and Your News — Hard Boiled or Soft?

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – It’s Sunday morning in the deep South, so my thoughts inevitably turn to breakfast. How do you like your eggs? Hard boiled or soft? Sunny side up or scrambled? It’s not clear why this is the case, exactly, this…

How to Remember the Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11? Stop the Damn Bombing

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – As an alternative, independent web publisher with no mandatory space to fill like newspapers or exacting air time to sell like television news stations, I normally shun the obligatory anniversary stories and leave that to the mainstream media. But…

Watch the Change You Wish to See Happen in the World

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – FAIRHOPE, Ala. — The world is changing fast, again. Try to keep up — if you can. Let us help. Let me help. Listen up.…

A Thousand Words is Worth More Than a Meme

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Isn’t it about time someone did a take down on the Internet meme? If we truly want to change people’s attitudes and create a more just world, what the world needs is scientifically objective journalism, not more partisan…

Bernie Sanders Nominates Hillary Clinton for President

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Will the American public buy Bill Clinton’s version of reality or Donald Trump’s Idiocracy? – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – It was a historic moment on Day Two of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia when Senator Bernie Sanders stood up with the…