Over the past few days I’ve noticed several “dots” somewhat hidden in the news. I think I may have connected them and if so I have a prediction to make. Let’s explore. Continue reading On Base: Donald Trump
“Security; what security?” I remember that being my then pre-school nephew’s reply to my answer as to the purpose of the automatic gate at the entrance to the Florida community I lived in at the time. He was correct. The gate provided the illusion of security as well as giving the management a selling point, but in reality did almost nothing to prevent an unwanted intruder from entering the neighborhood. That story relates to the Trump administration and its attitude toward national security. Let’s explore. Continue reading Security; What Security?
I thought I saw it coming. I basically predicted it several weeks ago. Now my “union upbringing” provides me with a suggestion on how to combat it. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Alliance Of Rivals
Donald Trump holds totalitarian leaders like Vladimir Putin in his highest regard. He is on record as preferring them to the cerebral Barack Obama. That doesn’t surprise me in that those who deep down know they are intellectually inferior almost always are jealous of those who are not. For months, and increasingly of late, many have compared the actions and rise of Trump to those of the fascist leaders in 1930’s Europe. There are telltale signs to watch for if totalitarianism is just around the corner. Today I’d like to share a few I’ll be watching for. Continue reading What I’ll Be Watching For
It is now at the point that only a fool would believe that Russia did not hack American computer systems, steal information and facilitate its release with the intent of influencing the American election. Notably, the President-elect doesn’t believe it. When quizzed about it he told Time, “I don’t believe they interfered.” I go back to the phrase in the opening sentence, “Only a fool”. Let’s explore. Continue reading From Russia With Malice Aforethought