Monthly Archives: September 2016

“Is Donald Trump a Fascist?”

Donald Trump has again provoked the question, this time in the New Republic, “Is Donald Trump a Fascist?” This question again signals the ongoing failure among political people to confront and understand America’s, the West’s present economic, social and moral … Continue reading

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A Can of Worms or Just A Hot Potato

“First you say you do then you don’t you’re undecided now so what are you gohohona do?” The bill to permit victims of 9/11 bombing to sue citizens of  Saudi Arabia that President Obama vetoed has become a can of … Continue reading

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Presidential Debates in 2012&2016

Today is the third day after the presidential candidates’ debates of September 26 2016. What’s different from the debates in 2012 is more people watched Monday’s debates than in 2012, and there are no neutral opinions about the results: everything … Continue reading

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I wrote what follows way back in 2008 during the Democrat and Republican  presidential primaries. I don’t understand what I meant By “Democrat victor Hillary Clinton” because Obama eventually defeated Clinton (probably reflects the popular inevitability of her beating Obama) … Continue reading

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Fact and Opinion

Back when Mr. Trump began telling everyone he was trying to be the Republican candidate for president, just after Shields and Brooks on PBS said he wasn’t a serious contender; former president Mr. Bill Clinton husband of Mrs. Clinton the … Continue reading

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Liar Liar!

I read much of the online commentary about the 2012 election between Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney I don’t recall the liar theme ever appearing. But over the past year cries of “liar” directed against political opponents most notably by … Continue reading

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They say he’s a socialist.

Maybe I’m the only one thinking this way, but I can’t stop thinking that the term socialist has taken on a new meaning especially since I heard that former World Bank head Mr. Straus Khan was expected to become socialist … Continue reading

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