Tag Archives: Shakespeare

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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Trump’s Lunacy Marches Onward!!!

One of the pithiest Shakespearean glimpses into the human soul is when Hamlet, under the duress of internal demons, pines, “Oh, if I could but flee into a nutshell and there be the king of infinite spaces.”  Shakespeare knew that … Continue reading

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Greek Drama, Truth, and Our Political Mess

For months the Trump administration has refused calls for an independent special prosecutor to investigate Russian influence in the U.S. election last November.  With Trump’s firing of James Comey yesterday, the FBI director who was investigating the matter, there is … 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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The Idiocy of Our Politics

When I was in grade school in the 1960’s, from time to time a group of kids, usually boys, would get together and announce to each other that they were going to do some brazen, daring thing.  This announcement would … Continue reading

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Senator McCain Puts Trump on the Spot!

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/12/politics/john-mccain-donald-trump/index.html Well, there should be more people doing this!  Of course, the cloistered minions of Trump’s inner circle are now “mind-melding” about this issue, trying to come up with some scheme about how to address the matter without forcing the … Continue reading

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Any Chance of Trump Finding Redemption?

Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress is meeting wide spread approval from everyone.  One reported described him as finally “Presidential” and another “normal.”  His tone and delivery was moderate and civil. Now I’m cynical, of course.  BUT, give … Continue reading

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