Category Archives: populism

Trump Has a Point Here about Charlottesville!!!

On the Charlottesville issue that is before my country, Trump has argued that if we must take down the statue of Robert E. Lee we need to take down the statues of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and their ilk.  Hmm. … Continue reading

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Trump Must Not Criticize White Supremacy!

That is right!  Because he tells the truth.  Contrary to “Lyin’ Ted” and “Crooked Hillary” he tells the truth and to suddenly be critical of white supremacy when he is the poster boy for white supremacy would be a bald … Continue reading

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Believing Only What we Want to Believe

The White House handlers have their hands full with Trump who would not recognize truth if it bitch-slapped him in the face.  It is almost painful to watch Sarah Huckabee Sanders squirm in the spot light as she attempts to … Continue reading

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The GOP is Legitimating Insanity

Donald Trump frequently reminds us of his “huge” election win last November, taking great pride in that he overcame the “common-sense” odds and easily prevailed in the Electoral College.  Frequently he has conveyed his belief that by being elected to … Continue reading

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Trumpism and Hugo Chavez’ Rule in Venezuela

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez provided our country a recent glimpse into what happens when a bully is given power. offered a report by Andres Miguel Rondon who lived through Chavez’ reign of terror in Venezuela (1999-2013) and how that the … Continue reading

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Trump Misled West Virginia!

Donald Trump was a maestro at spinning a story that would be amenable to his target audience.  He had an intuitive grasp of what the base of the Republican Party wanted to hear and relentlessly honed his message to appeal … Continue reading

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“Carthage Must Be Destroyed!” and the GOP

  In ancient Rome, Cato the Elder (234 bc-149bc) was a predecessor to modern day American Republicans.  He woke up every day, scratched his eyes, shook his head and then asked, “What can I be against today?”  One of his … Continue reading

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