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The Threat Is Still Present

The other day I ran into a friend and frequent reader. We hadn’t seen each other in about a year and did a bit of catching up. I confided in him that I was surprised I was still writing about Trump as much as I am. I said, “He just won’t go away.” (The quote might be a bit inaccurate – missing an adjective or two better left out of this article.) Trump is but the American manifestation of the disease which is alive, well and global. Here are a few tidbits in support of my argument.

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Why Isn’t Today A National Holiday?

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day which was the beginning of the end for the Nazis and their allies. It is the primary reason so many people across the world enjoy the lives they have today. To me it is the second most significant date in American history. Why isn’t it a national holiday?     Continue reading Why Isn’t Today A National Holiday?

A Few That Didn’t Evade Me

Even being my own boss and having theoretically unlimited space I still find it impossible to cover everything I want to especially during the Trump administration. Part of what Trump and his minions rely on is that many of their transgressions will fly under the radar or be quickly removed “from the screen” by the next scandal. Here are a few more I noticed over the past several days. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Few That Didn’t Evade Me

The Biggest Lie?

When you have a President who is on track to tell over 2,000 lies in his first year in office it is difficult to determine which is the biggest. Hence, the question mark at the end of this article’s title. However I can tell you which one gnaws at me the most and on Monday of this week it was the first one Paul Krugman demonstrably disproved in his New York Times op-ed entitled: Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies. Yes that is ten lies, the number Dr. Krugman disproved in the article. My readers can breathe a sigh of relief because I just want to deal with one today. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Biggest Lie?

‘Twas The Next Day

It is late Friday afternoon going into Friday evening as I write this posting. It’s been a strange last few days for me. This week this website went dark, (See Apology And Explanation), the UK voted to leave the EU and the world began to react. My basic reaction can be summed up in the phrase: shock and dismay. Continue reading ‘Twas The Next Day