Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

Trust who? Verify what?

July 22, 2018

Contrary to what the “don’t you dare ask me to give up my gigs on CNN and MSNBC” never Trump Republicans and their allies in the Democrat party are screeching today, history will not record these last two weeks as the time that America became no more. It will not record that NATO collapsed...

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Celebrations are over, but danger just beginning

July 8, 2018

The parades have been marched, the hot dogs consumed, and the twinkling of stars is once again the tapestry of the night sky. Another American birthday is now officially in the books. Yet so many of the dangers our founding fathers warned against in their time are as clear and present today than perhaps...

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From border crisis to blatant lawlessness

June 24, 2018

The images were heart wrenching. Dozens upon dozens of children warehoused behind chain link fencing. Covered in foil blankets with nothing but a thin green mat between their fragile bodies and the cold hard concrete floor. Artificial daylight from banks upon banks of fluorescent light glaring down 24 hours a day, seven days a...

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In Singapore, a start

June 17, 2018

His grandfather, Kim Il-sung started it 68 years ago when on June 25,1950 he sent some 90,000 North Korean troops pouring into South Korea and drove the unprepared and ill equipped U.S. backed Republic of Korea army reeling in retreat. MacArthur’s Inchon landing turned the tide temporarily but in October, 1950 the Chinese responded...

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A free press yes. Preening peacocks? NO

May 13, 2018

Coming home from work this past Thursday I decided to check out one of the “enemies of the people” as President Trump so often labels them, and turned the radio to CNN. Call me crazy, but I keep hoping they’ll return to their years ago past and that James Earl Jones “most trusted name...

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Fresno State’s Castro lets Jarrar slither free

April 29, 2018

Well, well, well, the verdict is in. And sadly it’s the exact verdict I predicted last week. No, I’m not bemoaning that a Pennsylvania jury found Bill Cosby, once known as “America’s Dad”, guilty on three counts of sexual assault. Yes, the story is sad. Sad for all his victims. Sad that justice took...

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