Category Archives: Trump

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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Today’s news

The president lies to the American people. Sarah Huckabee stands in front of the country and lies every single day. I protected myself, because this is a White House where everybody lies.–Omarosa I think now our argument is that when … Continue reading

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Facts emerge–L’affaire Dreyfus

It is only by examining the case in detail that a picture emerges, not of virtue at grips with villainy, but of fallible human beings pulled this way and that by their beliefs, their loyalties, their prejudices, their ambitions, and … Continue reading

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Not caring but cruel

I care about … –Rep. Tom Reed Tom Reed’s mantra is “I care” A caring person can’t be cruel, yet Tom Reed’s indifference to human needs is cruel. Here are some overt examples: Lower taxes for the rich, benefit cuts … Continue reading

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