Monthly Archives: November 2017

Trump’s Inept Hiring Style

I always am hesitant to be drawn into the trend among today’s journalists to take guesses about tomorrow’s news. The journalists used to scramble hard to get a scoop, to be the first to report some big happening. Now their … Continue reading

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Automation, Not Immigration

“A coming wave of job automation could force between 400 million and 800 million people worldwide out of a job in the next 13 years, according to a new study,” notes NPR today. As is perfectly typical of our racist … Continue reading

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Our Complicity in Trump’s Illness

Let me be super simple about this: Anyone who still supports Trump as our president is moving beyond shame to guilt. He is a very sick person, a severe narcissist, a megalomaniac, a wanna-be dictator, out of touch with reality, … Continue reading

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Sexual Contradictions

Last night was the annual (?) Victoria Secrets sexy underway parade on primetime TV.¬†Our “entertainment” world has made many billions of dollars off selling sex, teaching men to see women as sexual objects. Hugh Hefner’s death a bit ago was … Continue reading

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Mississippi’s Flag

Racism in America is an extremely serious problem, exacerbated by those state governments which allow it to be built into the laws of the state. In Mississippi there is a statute which reads, “I salute the flag of Mississippi and … Continue reading

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Republican Gullibility

I’ve noticed for years that conservatives tend to share a very odd trait: gullibility. they will believe and proclaim pretty much anything which supports their strongly held views. Not only is the gullibility a problem in itself but it makes … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Amidst Disease

I have Stage Four cancer. tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Am I supposed to give thanks? Absolutely! To start with, we’ll have our family together, gathered around the table for laughter and an extra-abundance of food. It does not matter whether I … Continue reading

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