Category Archives: U.S. Congress

When Guilty, Scream Loudly That You Are Innocent!!!

Brett Kavanaugh and his fellow imbibers of the Trumpian kool-aid understand this ruse very well.  I do to, having spent much of my youth practicing it though my “screaming” was muted as I was just “too much a damn Christian.”  … Continue reading

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Noose Tightening ‘Round Trump’s Neck!!!

The noose is tightening around the neck of Trump, the noose he has constructed with his web of deceit and paranoia.  The tighter a noose of this sort becomes, the greater is the need to strike out at “them” and … Continue reading

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Senator Franken, “I Crossed a Line.”

This confession of Senator Al Franken needs to be heard more often from a lot of men, those of note and even the rest of us.  Yes, I too have crossed “that” line in my life and am fortunate that … Continue reading

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Trump Echoes Jim Carrey, “SOMEBODY, Stop Me!!!”

As the Trump train wreck careens down the track, desperately seeking the misery-relief its final catastrophe will bring, I can’t help but feel a touch of pity for Trump and also for Trump-lite, Steve Bannon.  There is a sense in … Continue reading

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Be Kind to the Mentally Ill!!!

Early in grade school we were taught to be nice to our class mates who were, well…ahem…pause….”kinda different.”  Later we began to describe them as “nuts” and only later more properly as “mentally ill.”  We learned that to make fun … Continue reading

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The “Will to Power” in Politics

The words politics in the original Greek language meant “affairs of the city.”  As the Greek city-state arose, the Greeks realized that communal living required some organization so that separate and distinct persons could live together in peace…more or less!.  … Continue reading

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Trump’s European Adventure

In Warsaw, Poland Trump has declared that “the future of the West” is at stake.  Furthermore, he continues to speak in a confrontational manner with North Korea, not realizing that in Kim sun Jung, he has met his “twin brother”.  … Continue reading

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