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Posts Tagged ‘politics’

March 20th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in America, Donald Trump, Environment, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: FBI INVESTIGATING TRUMP, TRUMP TWEETS

COMEY CONFIRMS: FBI INVESTIGATING TRUMP Meanwhile Trump is Tweeting and the GOP wants to Bring Benghazi Back NYTIMES:  Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina and Mrs. Clinton’s Grand Benghazi Inquisitor, has turned into the Inspector Javert of intelligence leaks. And who is he bl[...]

March 2nd, 2017 - 1:27 am § in Misc.

How to manufacture jobs

In a forward-thinking way, shall we look at what the incoming Administration can do about what appears to be issue #1, jobs? Among the major issues are skills and also areas for jobs that cannot be exported. A problem is with industrial drill press operators, secretaries, etc., who don’t have [...]

March 1st, 2017 - 7:21 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Politics

When Trump Bans the Real Media

David Brewster A case just decided in New York underscores that barring media from briefings, based on “viewpoint discrimination,” is likely unconstitutional. This obviously bears on Trump’s press secretary’s recent action barring certain media from a briefing. An expert expl[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 9:21 am § in America, Foreign Affairs

TRUMP ALLY APPOINTS WIFE AS VICE PRESIDENT

 Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday appointed his wife, Mehriban Arif Gyzy Aliyeva, as first vice president. The implication for the Trump regime and Mr. Trump’s lies about his ties to the Putin kleptocracy are all too real.  Like Melania Trump, Mehriban is a trophy wife, the bea[...]

February 18th, 2017 - 11:11 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Patty Murry, Democrat Superstar!

WASHINGTON ― A few weeks after the 2013 government shutdown, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) compared the Republicans in the House to the preschoolers she once taught. To deal with a bunch of fractious, obstreperous 4-year-olds, she said, you need a plan. When Murray made her comparison, she was about[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 1:34 am § in Misc., Repugnants

Rebuilding the GOP

Growing Cotton in Iowa An ambitious young senator offers a revealing glimpse of a post-Trump Republican Party ECONOMIST.COM Read More about Tom Cotton[...]

February 10th, 2017 - 5:18 am § in Donald Trump, Misc., Repugnants

Is fascism taking root in the US?

Historians have been divided over whether to describe Trumpism as fascism. Excerpted text from essay by Rachel Shabi  author of Not the Enemy: Israel’s Jews from Arab Lands. Reaching for the term “fascist” isn’t about applying the ultimate insult, so much as preparing for t[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 6:01 pm § in Misc.

On Trump: He won the election because people, like myself, are tired.

Jamie Lee Can I tell you all that not one Russian, or a Russian representative, ever called me or sent me a piece of mail or contacted me through any social media to sway my vote toward Trump? It never happened! I voted for Trump, and I don’t care who knows or who gets mad […][...]

December 9th, 2016 - 1:16 am § in America, Environment, Hypocrisy

A FACEBOOK DIALOG ON STANDING ROCK

  Mary Anne Campbell I just heard from a client who trains her horses in North Dakota. She has another side of this story from the other people who live in this community. While I absolutely stand with the principles being defended at Standing Rock, I think it’s very apparent this year that [...]

November 25th, 2016 - 7:02 am § in Misc., Religion

Should Our Ballots Be Private?

Our religious community is hosting a “ballot party.” We are invited to bring our ballots, stamps, voters’ pamphlets and political propaganda. The session will have a “master of ceremonies” to guide the discussion. When WA went to mail-in ballots, I worried, “What [...]