Monthly Archives: June 2017

“Now Stop That Little Donnie, or Else!”

A headline on this morning’s on-line CNN said, “Republicans to Trump: Please stop.”  But, you see, that is like trying to tell a two-year old boy who is acting-out like to “please stop.”  It is foolish and reveals very bad … Continue reading

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War on Obamacare Takes Another Hit

The Republicans effort to “repeal and replace Obamacare” has again faltered.  But they will keep trying as they have no choice.  “We said we’re gonna do it, so we gotta do it,” they whisper to each other for this is … Continue reading

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N. Korea: Warmbier’s Tragedy “A Mystery to Us Too”

Wow, now who can lie like this with a straight face?  Now who does this make you think of?  North Korea kidnapped this young man, obviously tortured and abused him, then shipped him back to his family in a coma, … Continue reading

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Obamacare is on the Chopping Block

Obamacare is now on the chopping block.  The GOP’s promise the “repeal and replace” Obamacare is now up for a vote possibly even next week.  I almost wish they’d go ahead and get their wishes so they could get onto … Continue reading

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Words Do Matter, Mr. Depp!

Actor Johnny Depp has joined the joined the chorus of Progressive voices who have crossed the line in their anti-Trump rhetoric, posing the “facetious” question, “When was the last time an actor assassinated a President.”  His words have caught the … Continue reading

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Incested Group Dynamics

I have argued here several times since inauguration in January that an incestuous dynamic had invaded the White House, the dynamic having been reflected in numerous video recordings of Trump’s lascivious intentions for his daughter Ivanka in the past decade. … Continue reading

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Deferred Gratification and Trumpism

One key factor in mental health is predictability.  To function meaningfully in a social context, others will have to have confidence in you and you will have to have confidence in them.  This is a mutually agreed upon contract, i.e. … Continue reading

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