Category Archive: Politics

Jul 21 2018

Traveling Through Times Zones Once Again

For the next couple of weeks business and family will once again take me through several time zones. It affords me a different perspective on events here in the US and how the rest of the world perceives them and us. While I was putting the final details of my packing this morning. I happened …

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Jul 20 2018

The Russian Connection: Helsinki Deuxième Partie

Pardon my French but Donald Trump got such a thrill out of his two hour private meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that he has invited Vlad to visit the Fall for a repeat performance. Our buddy Charlie Pierce and I had the same nightmarish thought, what if this coincides with Trump’s military parade? Wouldn’t …

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Jul 20 2018

Surprise, Surprise, There Are Tapes

Anyone who is surprised about the news that Donald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen made tapes of conversations hasn’t been paying attention. Michael Cohen secretly recorded a 2016 conversation in which he and President Trump discussed paying hush money to a former Playboy model who claims she slept with Trump, the New York Times reported …

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Jul 13 2018

The Russian Connection: A Russian Spy Story and Peter Strzok

After years of investigations in June of 2010 10 Russian spies were arrested on American soil by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Dubbed Operation Ghost Stories was a reminder that Russian espionage did not end with the fall of the Soviet Union. Using forged documents, some of the spies assumed stolen identities of Americans, enrolled …

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Jul 04 2018

Trump’s Salute to the Fourth of July

We all know that Donald Trump doesn’t read and is constantly surprised by historical events that everyone else knows. NBC’a “Late Night” host Seth Meyers outlined the history of America’s founding seen through Trump’s twisted mind.

Jun 27 2018

How To Get A Cable Network Banned In China

It’s actually much simpler than you would think, China being very thinned skinned about criticism of its leaders and policies. The host of HBO’s “Last week Tonight” John Oliver did it in twenty minutes. How exactly did he achieve that, you ask? Simple, he compared China’s President Xi Jinping to that honey loving cartoon bear …

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Jun 27 2018

Still Not Ready To Make Nice

A long, long time ago back during the early years of the George W. Bush administration just before the invasion of Iraq, the lead vocalist, Natalie Maines, of a female country/rock group from Texas, Dixie Chicks, made a statement opposing the invasion. Ms Maines told an audience in London, England, “We don’t want this war, …

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Jun 27 2018

Federal Judge Orders Reunification of Migrant Parents And Children

A federal judge in California has issued a nationwide order halting the separation of children from their families and reunification of migrant parents with their children: The court order specifically requires federal officials to stop detaining parents apart from their minor children, absent a determination the parent is unfit or the parent declines reunification; reunify …

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Jun 20 2018

Trump Solution: Lock Them Up Together, Indefinitely

In face of the backlash from the media, the public and even Republicans, Donald Trump backed away from forcibly separating children from their families. His solution is to lock them up together, indefinitely. There is one big problem with this plan, as there was with his original policy, it is violation of a court decree …

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Jun 18 2018

You Shall Know Them By Their Fruits

Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye …

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