Tag Archives: Donald Trump

A Sense of Decency

Let’s go back a bit. Joseph Welch was the lawyer who served as the chief counsel for the United States Army while it was under investigation for Communist activities by Senator Joseph McCarthy’s Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, an investigation … Continue reading

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The Other End of The Bar

He’s the guy at the other end of the bar pontificating. But he’s not the “infallible” pontiff in Rome – he’s just the guy at the other end of the bar saying that everyone’s got it all wrong – this … Continue reading

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What Those Two Said

A personal note: We almost went to war with Iran but somehow we didn’t. Donald Trump overrode the decision of President John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pompeo – or something. I kind of missed it all. I spent most … Continue reading

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Nostalgia for Competence

Donald Trump made it official. The next phase of his life has begun. He began his campaign to be reelected. But as the New York Times reports it, there was nothing much new here – no real news – just … Continue reading

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See Trump Run

How do you top that? That’s the Hollywood question. The movie was so charming, or funny, or exciting, or inspiring – and thus so profitable – why not make another? But that seldom works out. It’s hard to top the … Continue reading

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Just Ignore Him

Baby Boomers – America’s Old Farts – remember duck-and-cover in grade school and watched that Dr. Strangelove movie in high school (1964) and on Election Day that year watched as Lyndon Johnson buried Barry Goldwater. Madmen in power can and probably … Continue reading

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Not Quite How It’s Done

This had to happen. The Obama administration, along with Russia and China and the major European nations, had worked out that nuclear deal with Iran. For at least ten years, with a possible extension, Iran would stop their nuclear weapons … Continue reading

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