Monthly Archives: June 2016

I apologize.

Learning to apologize childishly through instinct and imitation, whenever I realized I’d stepped on someone’s toe inadvertently I’d say in all humility, I’m sorry: “from the bottom of my heart … I apologize”. Yesterday and in recent years “apology” has … Continue reading

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Who’s Qualified?

I’ve been struck by media attention to qualifications for being president. In 2012 media seemed concerned about Mr. Obama’s and Mr. Romney’s leadership. So I guess it was assumed that Romney and Obama were both qualified presidential candidates. When Mr. … Continue reading

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Fearing Donald Trump

Donald Trump makes Aziz Ansari ‘afraid for my family’ USA TODAY–11 hours ago After Omar Mateen shot 49 people at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, actor Aziz Ansari called his parents, who are Muslim, and begged his mother … Aziz Ansari Pens Blistering … Continue reading

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It’s the globe stupid.

June 23, 2016 As the day wears on I’ve had time to pay attention to the vote over whether or not Britain will leave the European Union. That vote will likely end as the vote about Scottish independence did. With … Continue reading

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I guess they’re all sellin’ somethin’.

Yesterday was my biggest WordPress day with 182 views. In the past 2 years I might have averaged 15 views a day. My first big day some years back produced maybe 65 views and I still don’t know why that … Continue reading

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Now more than ever I think Mr. Trump’s online coverage is unprecedented. In the past few days I read an online article that quickly disappeared in which Mr. Cain, a former Republican Nominee for president, said Mr. Trump is not … Continue reading

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America’s Past and Future

Today, June 14, 2016 I just spotted a Daily Beast article “… This is America’s Senior Moment” celebrating Clinton’s 69 years and Trump’s 70 years that reminded me of the following that I published on May 12, 2016. Posted on May … Continue reading

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