8/29/20 The dialectic and Trump The dialectic is hard to fight. President Trump gave a wonderful speech on the last night of the Republican convention. He stuck to the script and sounded Presidential. (I had the temporary illusion that “maybe if he was re-reelected in 2020, he would “grow into the job” and use his considerable political skills to be a good … [Read more...] about News Blasts: The Dialectic and Trump; Black Lives Matter; and Todd Tells the Truth
This article was originally published 12/4/16 and updated 8/7/20. Trump is ignorant Today’s New York Times in an editorial called President Elect Trump “ignorant.” How’s that for bias? In response, Trump often calls the Times “a rag” and "fake news." It seems that Trump and the New York Times have locked horns. We can expect this thesis and anti-thesis for the next four … [Read more...] about News Blasts: Trump is ignorant; Castro dies; Islam may destroy the EU; and No one understands the economy.
This article was published 12/21/17 and updated 7/15/19. Cops blast Mayor DeBlasio A group of New York policemen followed Mayor DeBlasio to Iowa and demonstrated against him. They wanted to show the Iowans that DeBlasio wasn’t a real Progressive – he didn’t give the cops a raise in over three years – that’s no Progressive. Never mind that when DeBlasio took office he … [Read more...] about News Blasts: Cops dislike DeBlosio; What happened to democracy?; and Law hits the dust.
NYP 5/6/19 Trump’s Negotiating Skills Kim Jong-un, the dictatorial leader of North Korea, after a meeting with Vladmir Putin last week, personally presided over the firing of several short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan. So much for President Trump’s negotiating skills. Trump’s rival, Senator Schumer, said we should stop “pussyfooting” (is this a sexist remark?) … [Read more...] about News Blasts, May 5, 2005: North Korea Bombs, Hamas Bombs, Hispanics Smuggle
Trump impeached? President Park Geum-hye of Korea was just impeached due to charges of corruption. With all Donald Trump’s financial entanglements, is this the writing on the wall for him? But then, none of the predictions of his demise as been proven true so far. Bob Dylan and Donald Trump Everyone is saying that Trump can’t nominate Mitt Romney as Secretary of State … [Read more...] about News Notes December 9, 2016