Category Archives: President

How we got where we are

Trump was using Ukraine as a plaything for his own purposes — Fiona Hill quoted by Robert Draper Robert Draper, interviewing Fiona Hill, reports missteps by several US Administrations with respect to V. Putin in The New York Times Magazine. … Continue reading

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What do President Biden and Harry Truman have in common?

What do President Biden and Harry Truman have in common? Both were Senators, both faced (and in the case of President Biden, still face) bitter partisan opposition, both took office in perilous times. In the March 7th issue of The … Continue reading

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Tweety’s Wall

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport, NY. Something there is that doesn’t love a wall…–Robert Frost Build a wall, and make Mexico pay for it–DJT Time for a Blast from the Past! TFG was bragging about his border wall the … Continue reading

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Partisan Comments on “The State of the Union.”

It is delightful to see two powerful women behind the President for a State of the Union Address, I suspect for the first time in our history. Thankfully the President’s agenda didn’t pass, because even members of his own party … Continue reading

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Who’d have thought it?

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport, NY. Who’d have thought it? The guy who attacked multiple people (of course, Democrats) for violating the Federal Records Act with (of course) multiple exhortations to LOCK THEM UP! …. The guy who constantly, … Continue reading

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Twenty-fifth Amendment

government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. — Lincoln Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as … Continue reading

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Is he trying to kill us?

Is he trying to kill us? We know from Bob Woodward’s book that President Trump knew the danger, but ignored it. Few precautions were taken until the pandemic exploded on the West Coast and in NYS. He stopped cooperating with … Continue reading

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Who decides about experimental drugs?

This article on Covid 19 was written by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport and is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own. When I get sick, I follow my doctor’s recommendations. As everyoneshould. Science Rules! But science … Continue reading

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Mortality Rates

This article on Covid 19 was written by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport and is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own.   The 1918 flu epidemic, the so-called Spanish flu, killed 675,000 people in the US … Continue reading

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Some things are hard to believe

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping anti-corruption package that they’re billing as a successor to post-Watergate reforms — updated for a potential post-Trump Washington.–Kyle Cheney Some things are hard to believe: A President … Continue reading

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