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Nostalgic Nitwits

A newspaper publisher friend of mine often tells the story of a mentor of his who liked to say that, “The good old days weren’t really that good after all.” In reality they simply are not coming back. A lot of Trump voters and still (for the time being anyway) Trump supporters would be wise to heed those words. Let’s explore. Continue reading Nostalgic Nitwits

Shutout!

Barring something totally unexpected happening to her campaign or her having a catastrophic performance on October 19th Hillary Clinton will be elected President of the United States on November 8th. Last night’s debate assured that. Clinton soundly beat Donald Trump on both substance and style. Continue reading Shutout!

It’s The Only Planet

I will admit that Paul Krugman’s op-ed in Friday’s New York Times was the motivation for writing this particular piece at this time. My regular readers know I am a devout reader of Dr. Krugman and almost always agree with him. Friday he wrote an op-ed entitled, What About The Planet, in which he asserts that tonight’s debate moderators have a responsibility to question Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on climate change so the American public can see the dangerous difference between the two. I agree! Continue reading It’s The Only Planet

Shaky Foundation?

I mentioned today’s topic in yesterday’s post and now want to go into it in a bit more detail. Let’s explore.

In Tuesday night’s Vice Presidential Debate Republican Mike Pence raised the issue of the Clinton Foundation. His argument was based on a demonstrably false assertion, but that is par for the course for the Trump-Pence campaign. The politically unwise (I’m in a kind mood today) move was bringing up foundations in the first place since the Donald J. Trump Foundation is suspect to say the least. That is an area I wouldn’t want to go into if I were advising the Trump campaign. Yesterday I even pondered if it was a sabotage move on the part of Pence to set himself up for a 2020 run. Continue reading Shaky Foundation?