Sunday, January 24, 2021

Next up: The pretend president in exile—Trump’s survival scam against defeat and dishonor

Behold! Our new normal is having two presidents, a weathered veteran and a self-anointed, undisciplined pretender.

Which shall we have: Love or greed?

The United States supposes itself to be a Christian community. Such a community should focus on love rather than wealth and power. Shouldn’t it?

The tide is turning: Change and the coming of Maitreya

Spurred on by Trump's dismissal, I suddenly feel a wave of optimism, a rare thing!

Will Biden’s America stop creating terrorists?

If the Biden administration really wants to stop fueling chaos and terrorism in the world, it must radically transform the CIA.

NRC considers extending nuclear power plant operating licenses to 100 years

The nuclear industry and nuclear power advocates in government are “desperately trying to hold on.”

Trump wants out – by losing the ‘rigged’ election, not by resignation, Senate conviction...

Finding the least bad way to escape being cornered for another four years is exactly how a discredited but unrepentant con artist makes his last public scam.

As the US Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, Is Bombed, Can America Still Do Diplomacy...

The U.S. diplomatic presence in the eastern reaches of the Middle East is in question as the security for such embassies and consulates is the host countries' responsibility. But when the state has failed, we must ask: Is U.S. diplomacy even possible in much of the region?

The great Trump contradiction: His rogue individualism vs. choice-denying, fascist rhetoric

Trump is neither disciplined, stable, nor smart enough to be a full-fledged, fascist autocrat, especially if checks and balances hold. The impeachment threat, dicey implementation aside, is...

The war on democracy

"I don’t know what else to call it when a president is actively curtailing voting rights and doing his damnedest to de-legitimize the election..."

Economy adds 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment edges up to 4.0 percent

The average hourly wage in manufacturing rose just 1.7 percent in the last year.