Monthly Archives: September 2017

Trump and the Russians

Thanks to our free press, Trump cannot do as much as he apparently would like to accommodate Russian plans in America. Most place around the globe are more vulnerable. Listen carefully to this YouTube video from the Rachel Maddow show. … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to be Taught to Hate and Fear

An insightful song from South Pacific: You’ve got to be taught to hate and fear, You’ve got to be taught from year to year It’s got to be drummed in your dear little ear You’ve got to be carefully taught. You’ve … Continue reading

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Kneeling Is Patriotic

All this fuss over a few players kneeling during the singing of the national anthem is pure silliness. With all the crises in the world right now, it is incredibly childish for Trump to be engaging in such trivia. Part … Continue reading

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Trump Is Easy to Read

We’ve noticed it before. When Trump is stymied and in over his head on some complex but important issue, he creates a tempest in a teapot, picking some trivial issue to distract from his utter incompetence in significant matters. Now, … Continue reading

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Still Like Trump?

Our president brought still more shame to America with his childish and irresponsible speech at the United Nations yesterday. As a man completely addicted to a manipulative style of relating to people, Trump has only three weapons in his arsenal: … Continue reading

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Trump Misses the Point. . .Again

Trump hates to lose even the tiniest and least significant arguments. Yesterday he proved that once again by reminding us that there were “bad guys” on the left as well as the right in Charlottesville. He may well be right … Continue reading

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Jefferson on Morality and Theology

Thomas Jefferson’s “Notes on the State of Virginia” is fascinating for a number of reasons, among which are his comments on morality — and theology! — in the period of the formation of the new United States. The following selection … Continue reading

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