Monthly Archives: August 2018

Do we care a whole awful lot?

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.— Dr. Seuss, The Lorax Do we care about the less fortunate among us? Will we be silent while benefits like food stamps are cut? … Continue reading

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Is this how we win?

The Trump Administration’s foreign policy: North Korea’s Kim is a good guy, smart. Disparage allies, praise enemies. Taliban and ISIS resurgent in Afghanistan. Trump and Putin enabling Assad to continue his murderous rule in Syria. American military resources killing people … Continue reading

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Foreign wars

“Erik Prince, founder of the controversial firm Blackwater, is trying to convince President Donald Trump to privatize America’s war in Afghanistan.” Richard Nixon campaigned in 1968 on a promise to end the draft. The draft of middle class Americans was a source … Continue reading

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Could this be the beginning of the end?

Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty, or your recklessness. …. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency? — Army Counsel Joseph Welch addressing Senator … Continue reading

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Loyalty

Our very damaged president views the world in terms of personal loyalty. Loyalty to the country, or anything greater, is beyond his understanding. The real criminals are the Republicans who go along with him, knowing that he is fundamentally weakening … Continue reading

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Can John Kelly survive much longer?

Après moi, le déluge.— attributed to King Louis XV of France. James Comey had better hope there are no tapes of our conversation.–President Trump Lordy, I hope there are tapes.–James Comey President Trump can’t be happy to learn that Omarosa was able … Continue reading

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The September 13 Primary & why voter turnout is important

  New York’s State Primary will be held on Thursday, September 13. Please note: New York has a law that prohibits an election on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks–which happened on a Primary Election day. New York is the … Continue reading

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