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December 11th, 2019 - 8:57 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Paul Volcker called out Trump’s “nihilistic movement” before he died. “They seek to discredit our democracy and truth itself.”

“Three months before he died, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker issued a scathing critique against President Donald Trump and the “movement to undermine Americans’ faith in our government and its policies and institutions,” CNBC reported on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. “In [...]

December 3rd, 2019 - 4:38 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Book Review: “A Warning” by Anonymous

There is no doubt the anonymous author of this Trump expose is a Republican and ideologically conservative. He (or she) does not want the 2020 election to result in Democratic policies being put in place. Nonetheless, Anonymous concludes that “Donald Trump should be fired” because he lac[...]

December 3rd, 2019 - 10:30 am § in Politics

Harris drops out

Sen. Kamala Harris canceled a high-profile fundraising event in New York City and then announced she is dropping out of the Democratic nomination race, CNN reported Tuesday morning. Harris started the campaign with a strong first-debate performance, but has slipped steadily since then, and has been [...]

November 29th, 2019 - 9:51 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Twitter bans GOP opponent of Rep. Ilhan Omar for making death threats

Twitter has banned Danielle Stella, a Republican seeking to unseat Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), for making multiple posts about killing the congresswoman, the company has confirmed to Huffington Post, which reported the story here. Stella, a Trump supporter and QAnon fan, repeated a conspiracy theory [...]

November 21st, 2019 - 9:36 am § in Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Politics

Israel’s Trump Indicted

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will face indictments in all three corruption cases against him — for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust. The similarity to Trump is all too obvious, including Trumpian entanglement with Jewish lawyers who make my Jewish skin crawl.  In the Israeli syste[...]

November 20th, 2019 - 10:42 am § in America, Politics

How to Replace the Two Party System

Despite the shared mythology that Jesus wrote an immutable Constitution, a lot of our actual Constition is, like the Brit Consitution, … an unwritten assumption that things will go as they have gone before. A huge part of waht is NOT written is laws regulating the parties. The reason is simple[...]

November 6th, 2019 - 12:34 pm § in Politics

Kentucky GOP legislators threaten to overturn election!

ILLEGITIMATE. That’s a word you may hear describing Kentucky’s Republican governor, Matt Bevin, if the state’s GOP-controlled legislature follows through on a threat by Republican Senate President Robert Stivers to keep him in office by invoking a state constitutional provision [...]

November 5th, 2019 - 10:17 pm § in Politics

2019 election roundup

Trump’s favored candidate for governor of Kentucky (Mitch McConnell’s home state) lost. Not by much, but there are no recounts in Kentucky. All the Democrat needs to do is hang onto his lead by 1 vote. Virginia will be redistricted by Democrats, not Republicans, in 2020. Both houses of t[...]

October 29th, 2019 - 6:24 pm § in Politics

Will the “cival war” umpire lose his job?

“The head of Major League Baseball has said the organisation is investigating a tweet from an umpire that threatened civil war if US President Donald Trump was impeached,” BBC reported a few days ago. (Story: here) Other news outlets also picked up the story about Rob Drake, 50, who has [...]

October 17th, 2019 - 5:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

GOP fundraising mailers scam citizens by posing as census surveys

The Republican National Committee is trying to raise money for Trump’s re-election by sending out bogus surveys designed to look like census forms, the Washington Post and Huffington Post reported Thursday. “Two civil rights groups demanded that the Republican National Committee immediat[...]