1. AHHH! I am a self described ‘cornball’. I use words like dang all the time! But seriously I do love this quote. Upton Sinclair was a realist muckraker (what we would today call a whistle blower, I guess…) It seems to me that too many people are stuck in this unfortunate position.

      2. Yes. ‘Fake News’ phenomenon, anyone? Which is another reason why I love the blogosphere, people are at least telling it like it is, to the best of their knowledge.