Tag Archives: Portland Oregon

Send ‘Em Back?

There are a lot of people in a tizzy, and rightfully so, over the handling of Haitian refugees at the southern border. I’m not going to go into that situation today other than to use it to illustrate how ill prepared the world is for a coming much larger migrant problem. In case you haven’t noticed sea level is rising and we collectively are doing woefully little about it.

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Setting Up For September And Beyond

I’m still stuck on last week. The biggest political thing that should have happened – the enactment of another economic rescue package didn’t – that doesn’t mean there was any shortage of occurrences. In fact one of the biggest hardly got covered – the Trump campaign going dark on the airwaves for at least a period of time. With the aid of a few observations and history let’s explore. Continue reading Setting Up For September And Beyond

A Tuesday Morning In Mid-July

It’s just another hot, sunny mid-July Tuesday morning in the triangle region of North Carolina as I commence writing this article for Wednesday morning’s publishing. There are a lot of thoughts going through my head and I’d like to share a few of them with you. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Tuesday Morning In Mid-July

Still Want To Tell Me This Doesn’t Look Like 1930’s Europe?

I have often drawn comparisons of the rise of fascism and authoritarian leaders in 1930’s Europe with Trump’s America. I’m certain my critics and perhaps even some of my proponents thought I was engaging in a bit of hyperbole. I have been deadly serious the entire time. Recent events underscore my theory. Let’s explore. Continue reading Still Want To Tell Me This Doesn’t Look Like 1930’s Europe?