Monday, August 15, 2022

Tag: Donald Trump

Au Contraire: Trump Is No Bernie Sanders

There is no sense in comparing Bernie Sanders, the "left-wing extremist" to Donald Trump, the "right-wing extremist." One is about grassroots, populist insurgency and the other is all about self-serving repugnancy. They will never compare.

When Liars Debate, the Truth Always Loses

The Republican rejection of reality — which these candidates will act out in debate after debate for months to come — inflicts grave costs on this country every day. It is hard to imagine the damage that will be done if one of these deceivers comes to power.

‘Free’ Cash, The Irresistible Offer Boss Trump Can’t Refuse

Did anyone believe a crass, greedy business tycoon, forever living on "other people's money," would not find a way to move from budget self-financing to accepting the big money modern elections require? Without tens or hundreds of millions eventually, Trump won't survive the big primaries against well-heeled, personally-insulted foes. And who expects Trump, a rich hypocrite (on so many other issues), to spend his cash when easy money is so available? Easier just to change the con artist's ploy about never being open to rank bribery.

What Saves America from the Blight of Trumpery?

Sometimes in the melodrama of ongoing history names tell the story. Both "trump" and "trumpery" fit to such a tee one wonders about the sense of humor cultivated by providence, fate or invisible deities.

Is Donald Trump Really a ‘Fascist’?

Is Trump a real live fire-breathing fascist? The majority of citizens have no use for Trump and Trumpism because it isn't the solution to "make America great again."

The Most Bizarre, Yet Intriguing, Presidential Campaign in Modern History

If Donald Trump represents the bizarre side of this developing presidential race, then Senator Bernie Sanders represents the serious, rational side. But no matter what the turnout, Americans yearn for fresh blood, new thinking and new ideas.

Trump: For Republicans, Their Worst Nightmare

Donald Trump is the Republican party's worst nightmare. But they will have to sit back and watch as Trump takes over America’s political stage all while capturing a large share of the GOP base constituency.

Trump’s Tantrums: Tawdry Glitz for Hoodwinked Peanut Gallery

Though P.T. Barnum was as "self-absorbed and self-aggrandizing as Donald Trump," he was far less racists. Is this "palinesque loser" reviving the Gong Show?

The Revolt Against the Ruling Class

As Robert Reich puts it, "Political insiders don’t see that the biggest political phenomenon in America today is a revolt against the 'ruling class.'” Are Trump and Sanders agents of this revolt?

Trump’s Slur Stokes Phony Fury

While Donald Trump continues to be a loud-mouthed celebrity's gaffe, Jeb Bush's feigned outrage over Trumps comments of John McCain not being a "war hero" puts him in the same category— a sanctimonious fraud.

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While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

Seize Trump’s passport: No greater flight risk than an unmasked con fleeing “every crime...

For the nation’s stability, for the integrity of our justice system, and even Trump’s own (short-term) good, seizing his passport resolves all problems.

Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

The Arctic is warming nearly 4x faster than the rest of the world: new research

"What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic."

The modern-day Civil War that has erupted in America

How and will this modern-day Civil War end?