Yesterday, it was reported by IJ wire services that "the San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, and two other newspapers are being acquired by MediaNews Group Inc, which publishes the Marin IJ and several other Bay Area newspapers. The Hearst Corp, publisher of the SF Chronicle, is also involved in the complex deal, which still needs regulatory approval."
The concern here is that many newspapers owned by one will only send one reporter to events, so we will get one set of eyes, ears, and prejudices, instead of the many we are used to.
There are many versions of the Tarot. You may not even be interested in the Tarot, but I think it is important that we are open to the many versions, to the many versions in reporting, in the Tarot, and in ourselves.
I have learned in this cancer experience how much help I need. The image that came to mind one day was that different friends caulk different holes. You each have different gifts. I have different places to receive. It works. Celebrate diversity today, and open all borders to immigration of all kinds.