Monthly Archives: December 2017

Absolute Power? In a Democracy?

Donald Trump says he has absolute power to do whatever he wants with the Department of Justice. Such incredibly chilling words! I am horrified to live in what was once the world’s best example of democracy but that now tolerates … Continue reading

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I Am Ashamed of America

These are the words of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley at the UN in response to a non-binding resolution condemning Trump’s plan to move the American embassy to Jerusalem (an utterly pointless and incredibly ill-timed move). Nikki Haley Dec 21, 2017 … Continue reading

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The Best of One

Modestly speaking, I am most certainly the finest husband my wife has ever had. If you were to make a list from best to last, my name would be at the top of the list.  By Trump’s mode of thinking, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Inept Hiring Practices

I’ve certainly lost count but I know more than 20 significant members of the White House team have been fired or have quit. A few have been shamed because of their lies and Russian involvements. A high portion of Trump’s … Continue reading

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Still Living in the Civil War Era

President Lincoln did the right thing after the last shots of the War were fired: He offered grace, forgiveness, mercy, and a very great deal of tangible support to the South. Unfortunately, the South remained unrepentant, petulant, selfish, and very … Continue reading

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Denying Religious Diversity

I consider ignorance to be an awful enemy, so I love books and universities. But I must admit there are times when I think our universities have become utterly brainless. One area of deep confusion this past half-century has been … Continue reading

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Lonely Little Trump

At first Trump backed Luther Strange in the Republican primary in Alabama. Strange lost. Then Trump backed Roy Moore. He lost. And we all wondered how Trump would declare victory in the face of the double defeat. Here’s what he … Continue reading

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