Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Donald Trump

Yes, George W Bush Bears Some Responsibility for US Vulnerability on...

While George W. Bush loyalists’ refrain that he “kept us safe,” the Bush administration could have done more to forestall 9/11. Did the Bush gang cynically use 9/11 to take America to war on false pretenses?

Obama’s Kabuki Theater

Does the 17th-century Japanese art form sum up the White House's production of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? If we're talking about elaborate sets and costuming, rhythmic dialogue and stylized acting, then we would have to say so.

No, Donald Trump, the Middle East Wouldn’t be More Stable Under...

Donald Trump recently made a statement that if Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi were still around, or if Bashar al-Assad could be restored in Syria that the Middle East would be more stable. But he must be mistaken.

Donald Trump Proves What’s Wrong with Bankruptcy Laws in America

One of the biggest economic issues America faces today is what to do when someone can’t pay what they owe. While we are searching for the solution, we don’t need Donald Trump to give us the answer.

Carson and Trump on Muslims, Latinos: Has the GOP Given Up...

Both Ben Carson and Donald Trump's recent remarks against race shows the GOP as the party of exclusion. Maybe they should start being nicer to key demographic groups.

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."

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.