Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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Trump’s (tragic) gift to the Dems

Well, the Neo Con-Dem party, lately much more the 'Lesser of two evils', was just given a gift.  The sad, tragically sad reality is...

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...

Who is tired?

Trump says everyone is tired of the word racism.  Trump actually claims to be "the least racist person in the...

Insulated from the truth

In 1933, soon after Hitler's ascent to power, the British ambassador to Germany made this assertion: "I have the impression that the...

America: Lost with no moral compass

In 2014 a story broke about a high school football team hazing syndrome that regressed into sexual assaults by upperclassmen upon freshman...

Election annulment please

Russia hacked and attacked our 2016 presidential election and installed Donald Trump. This requires annulment. Trump didn’t even come...

Extinction is stalking humanity: The threats to human survival accumulate

I have previously written a summary of the interrelated psychological, sociological, political-economic, military, nuclear, ecological and climate threats to human survival on...

Book Review: “The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the US is Orchestrating a Coup...

In one concise statement, Dan Kovalik sums up the criminal — if self-serving and for now effective — foreign policy of the U.S. across the planet:

Shameless

Trump rally participants chanted about Ilhan Omar: “Send her back! Send her back!” They are shameless so I feel shame for them.

The cleaning lady

She works hard for her money, as the song relates. She's the cleaning lady, the one who gets on her knees and...

The craziness at the IRS

Have you ever tried to open an account at IRS.gov?  It’s supposed to be easy, in order to attract more taxpayers to...

Father’s lessons

Sometimes the personal overrides the burning political—just before it doubles back to connect. For me, I reflect on this day of my...

Norvergence: Psychosocial and mental health impacts of climate change

“In the tech-saturated world, climate change is the biggest global threat (both physically and mentally).” Most articles or blog...

The limited mind: Why fear is driving humanity to extinction

I have previously written many articles describing one or more aspects of the dysfunctional nature of the typical human mind, together with...

From Realpolitik to “Digitalpolitik”

In a very enlightening report by Foreign Policy magazine “the war torn the web”* describes how the war for the web will...

I still can’t get no satisfaction

I can't get no satisfactionI can't get me no satisfactionAnd I try and I try and I try t-t-t-t-try tryI can't get...

What is the point of your human life?

For some time now, I’ve been trying to assess the point of one’s human life.  What makes you (or me) important or...

Rethinking reparations

Aaron Campbell was young, black, unarmed, and suffered from mental illness, exacerbated by his brother’s death that day from kidney failure. He was...

Philosophy group discussion

Today in San Miguel de Allende we had our usual Philosophy Group meeting.  This time we listened to the words of Allan...

WW2: The infamous Herman Goering had this quote from the Nuremberg Trials after

"Naturally the common people don't want war: Neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood....

Nonviolence and trust

This week I joined others from my town in a State Department initiative called City Pair; in this case, "pairing" Portland, Oregon...

A report on economic impacts of climate change by norvergence

Scientists have been doing comprehensive research over the past decade about the impact of climate change on economies of different countries. Till...

Brooklyn, Spring/Summer ’69- On Neighborhoods and War

You live in the burbs, or what they call so many small cities nowadays. Strip malls, shopping centers and it seems a...

The Various Shades of Black… and Green

The hit film of 2018 was Peter Farrelly's Green Book. The film takes place in 1962, and was based on a true story...

Serving the Empire & NOT the People!!

Eric Holder, former Attorney General under President Obama, was being interviewed by that 'bulldog' of a reporter Chris Cuomo on his CNN ...