Monthly Archives: May 2016

Donald Trump Calls ABC Reporter ‘A Sleaze’ In Bizarre Press Conference I just read the May 31, 2016 article under the above header and it reminded me of James Stewart’s comments about media corruption in the 1948 movie “Call North side 777” … Continue reading

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Fascist Fantasies/Maginot Line

Instead of debating who is a fascist and where that construct of fancy might be revisiting its ghostly presence like one of Mr. Browning’s audience of spectres from an other world and time, academics should be planning how the West … Continue reading

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I just noticed that the post about Mr. George and Pen West that I wrote in August 2014 was viewed a couple of times this May 2016. For me its importance was that it was about the man who eliminated Canada’s … Continue reading

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Semantics

Semantics Strong Strange word When relativity gets you. The ant’s strong And fit. And how does fitness fare? Well, strong’s fit And the fittest survives Doesn’t it? And the poor; They’re strong too Like the elephant. Like the ant But … Continue reading

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Iraq and the 2008 Democrat Primaries

Thursday, 5 June, 2008 Obama has been named his party’s candidate for the upcoming presidential election in November 2008 because, according to many commentators, he was against the Iraq war before it started. while Mrs. Clinton voted with the vast … Continue reading

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So what’s Mr. Sanders going to do?

Sanders crashes into Democratic Party wall The Vermont senator’s camp seethes over real and perceived slights from the party establishment. By Daniel Strauss 05/13/16 05:12 AM EDT Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/05/bernie-sanders-dnc-rules-committee-222978#ixzz48X43NJwe Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on Facebook   … Continue reading

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Infrastructure

I was reading that Mr. Sanders would like to get 13 million people working by spending one trillion dollars on infrastructure. Infrastructure reminds me of that other word change that Mr. Obama said he’d provide way back in 2008 and 2009. … Continue reading

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