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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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Trump, Kathy Griffin, and Hypocrisy

Comedienne Kathy Griffin has discovered there are consequences to words and actions.  She was fired today by CNN because of posting an image of Trump’s bloody head.  Griffin had definitely crossed a line, demonstrating a lack of “measurement” in her … Continue reading

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Obama Warned Trump about Michael Flynn!

The New York Times just reported that President Obama warned Trump after the election that hiring Michael Flynn to his national security team would be ill-advised. Now, boys and girls, get ready for the fun to start. I predict Trump’s … Continue reading

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Senator Rubio Displays GOP Dishonesty

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rubio-rude-and-stupid_us_58b05ce6e4b0780bac28b65a?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009 The Republicans cannot escape themselves.  Here Senator Mark Rubio describe his electorate as “rude and stupid” but I bet none of them that would have been there at a town hall would have ever publicly avowed reassurance about the … Continue reading

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Lunacy in Politics and Religion

To believe is to believe that you believe.  When this “confidence” in your belief becomes inordinately invested with emotional energy, this belief becomes so rigid that it can devolve into a delusional state. For example, if in five minutes, there … Continue reading

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Is Trump a “Rational Actor”?

Over the weekend, I heard once again the term “rational actor theory” in response to Korea’s Kim Jong Un’s launch of a missile.  He has missiles that could reach the U.S., lacking only a nuclear payload and with most people … Continue reading

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Follow the Sacredness

In today’s New York Times, Jonathan Haidt writes an article entitled, “Follow the Money, Follow the Sacredness.”  In this article he provides a very concise anthropological summary or our our political system organized into armed camps like we currently are … Continue reading

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