Category Archives: Donald Trump

Not All Right Now

There’s alternative news. Just before “Monday with Putin in Helsinki” there was an alternative to all that: Over an extraordinary weekend in London, two groups of emissaries from America brought drastically distinct ways of relating to international constituencies, approaches that … Continue reading

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Driven to Distraction

The week ended with distractions: President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay. The comments come a day after the … Continue reading

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America, Now With Two Governments

“Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who’s on first, What’s on second, I Don’t Know is on third.” That’s how the famous Abbott and Costello comedy routine opens. It’s great fun and Time named it the Best Comedy … Continue reading

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The Days of Confusion

This used to be easier. Everyone knew what Ronald Reagan wanted to do – reduce the role of the federal government in just about everything and lower taxes on those who create wealth and prosperity – large corporations and the … Continue reading

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A Pathologically Insecure Man Talking To Himself

America knew what it was getting with Donald Trump: “You know, I’m, like, a smart person.” “I am a really smart guy.” “I’ve been known as being a very smart guy for a long time.” “I have a very good … Continue reading

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Not Just a Coincidence

fDonald Trump went to Europe to blow things up. At the NATO summit he blew up NATO. Each NATO nation must pay its fair share. They’ve all agreed to increase their military spending to two percent of their GDP by … Continue reading

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Knowing the Neighborhood

Anything that lasts seventy-five years is what is – the way things are. European nations, armed to the teeth, full of nationalistic pride, do not go to war with each other. They’re not armed to the teeth. Their nationalistic pride … Continue reading

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