Monthly Archives: August 2016

Universal deceit, or Revolutionary truth? Election 2016

August 28, 2016
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Universal deceit, or Revolutionary truth?  Election 2016

In the late ’40s and early ’50s the parlor game Twenty Questions had a popular run as a radio quiz show.  A short variant of that game this week: Do you believe that America has a right to secure her borders? Do you think it is immoral for a government to pile up debt for…

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Trump constrained or Clinton unleashed? Trump is the safer, constitutional choice.

August 21, 2016
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Trump constrained or Clinton unleashed?  Trump is the safer, constitutional choice.

The goal of a headline is to grab the reader’s attention. And while I realize I’ve got more than a couple of apologies to make for the coffee that just got spewed upon papers and computer screens everywhere, I also now have your attention and I repeat: Donald Trump is the safe choice this November.…

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Forget Trump, how about Eastwood 2016?

August 14, 2016
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Forget Trump, how about Eastwood 2016?

For the September print edition of Esquire magazine, Michael Hainey has the interview of a lifetime; Father Clint and son Scott of the Eastwood clan. With 56 years separating them, you’d think a giant generation gap and chasms of difference right?  Wrong.  Their confluence of commonality is absolutely amazing. Clint talks of learning from his…

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Of Donald Trump and Obama “Double-Think”

August 7, 2016
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Of Donald Trump and Obama “Double-Think”

“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.” George Orwell President Obama has shown himself to be a chronic sufferer of the malady but the acute attack he had this past Tuesday during what was supposed to be a joint press conference with the Singapore…

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