Author Archives: Bev Conover

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, June 29

Unexpectedly, this has turned into a year of interruptions for me, which means that once again I have to take time off to deal with personal matters Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Wednesday, June 10

I am taking a break to spend time with visiting COVID-19-free family. Continue reading

Sorry for the delay. . .

A funny thing happened three Sundays ago (Feb. 9). . . Okay, not funny ha-ha. My cat’s overexuberant love bite had infected, doubling the size of my left hand. So it was off to an urgent care facility, where the doc took one look at my hand and said, “TO THE ER. NOW!” That if I didn’t go, I would be in a coma by morning and hauled off in an ambulance and sepsis could kill me. Who’s to argue about that? Continue reading

Wishing everyone a joyous holiday season

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Jan. 1

It’s been another trying year for progressives but whatever you celebrate at this time of year—Chanukah, Christmas, Festivus—you need to take a break from the madness to renew yourselves for what is ahead in 2020. Continue reading

Making December GivingNewsDays

Today is GivingTuesday but let’s make December GivingNewsdays to raise the crucial funds that keep Intrepid Report publishing, along with all the other news sites that value independence and freedom, that don’t take advertising, don’t have paywalls and don’t receive funding from foundations or corporations. Continue reading

Making December GivingNewsDays

Tomorrow is GivingTuesday but let’s make December GivingNewsdays to raise the crucial funds that keep Intrepid Report publishing, along with all the other news sites that value independence and freedom, that don’t take advertising, don’t have paywalls and don’t receive funding from foundations or corporations. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, November 25

I will be spending next week with family members I haven’t seen since last year. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, November 4

It’s that time of year again for me to spend time with visiting family and friends. I will be taking next week off and if all goes as planned, I will be taking off the week of November 18. Continue reading

Due to Hurricane Dorian, Intrepid Report won’t be publishing this week

While at 11 pm Dorian is still a Category 5 and continuing to rip away at the Bahamas, we still don’t know where it’s going to hit in Florida and how strong it will be. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, May 6

Once again, I am taking a break to spend time with visiting family. Continue reading

Update: We really, really need your help

Thanks to the support of readers, I am halfway there to raising the $2,000 needed to pay for the new computer and software upgrades that work with Windows 10. If Intrepid Report is important to you, please help me raise the balance and consider making a monthly donation so I can keep publishing. Continue reading

We really, really need your help

My main computer died last Friday and I have been struggling all week on a borrowed computer to keep Intrepid Report publishing. While a new computer is on the way, my equipment fund is empty. Hence, I turn to you for help. Continue reading

There is quick way to end Trump’s government shutdown

It’s time for Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell to make a two-prong deal to reopen the portions of the government Donald Trump ordered shut down. Continue reading

Taking a break for the holidays

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Jan. 7, 2019

As John W. Whitehead wrote, “What a year.” Now it’s time for breather to enjoy the holidays, whatever you celebrate, with family and friends. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, November 19

Yes, another break for me to spend time with more visiting family. Continue reading

An Election Day coin flip: heads, the election is legit; tails, the election is stolen

Before the sun comes up tomorrow, we may know whether it’s a blue wave or another red tide. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, October 15

It’s time for me to take a break and spend time with visiting family. Continue reading

Today is our 20th anniversary of publishing online

It’s hard to believe that I have been publishing online for 20 years, from September 5, 1998, as Online Journal and, in early February 2011, rebranded as Intrepid Report. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, May 28

Having places to go and people to annoy, I am taking a few weeks off while we still have some semblance of freedom of movement and association. Continue reading

With a donation of $10 or more to Intrepid Report, receive a copy of ‘The Book of Healing’

Get beyond corporate medicine to natural healing. The best medicine in the world is in John Balkwill’s The Book of Healing in a concise, easy to read, 27-page .pdf format. Continue reading

Now, with a donation of $10 or more to Intrepid Report, receive a copy of ‘The Book of Healing’

Get beyond corporate medicine to natural healing. The best medicine in the world is in John Balkwill’s The Book of Healing in a concise, easy to read, 27-page .pdf format. Continue reading

Now, with a donation of $10 or more to Intrepid Report, receive a copy of ‘The Book of Healing’

Get beyond corporate medicine to natural healing. The best medicine in the world is in John Balkwill’s The Book of Healing in a concise, easy to read, 27-page .pdf format. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Tuesday, April 3

Needing a break from the madness, I am taking a long weekend off to spend with family. Continue reading

What a way to end an old year and begin a new year

On New Year’s Eve, just as I went to upload Monday’s articles to Intrepid Report, my router/modem died. No Internet! I was promised a new one would arrive Tuesday. So much for promises. It finally arrived today after I had, shall we say, some words for tech support. Continue reading

Temporary change in Intrepid Report’s publishing schedule

With family and friends coming and going for the next three to four weeks, I will be publishing two to three times a week, instead of the usual five times. Continue reading

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday

Compared to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, we came through Irma practically unscathed, except for food spoilage. Continue reading

We have suspended publishing until we get through Irma and the aftermath

Sorry to make this a short week publishing as we make final preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Irma. Continue reading

You can’t fix stupid

Contrary to the way the words stupid and ignorant are used, they are not synonymous. Stupid means one is incapable of learning. Ignorant means one doesn’t know something but has the ability to learn. Continue reading

Taking a break

Intrepid Report will resume publishing Monday, March 27. Continue reading

Pence is even more dangerous than Trump

It’s time to stop getting your knickers in a twist over Donald Trump. To be sure, he is dangerous, unhinged and his childish, insulting and whiny antics are an embarrassment to the US. Did I mention his mad tweets? Continue reading

They had a massacre and no one came

Yup, the massacre happened in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and the press never reported it, according to Trump adviser KellyAnne Conway. Continue reading

A presidential inauguration that will live in infamy

Before this day is over, Donald Trump will be sitting behind the cash register . . . er, desk in the Oval Office but who will be running the store, if anyone, since he hasn’t bothered to fill even the key jobs crucial to running the country? Continue reading