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Populist Movement Fading

June 13, 2017

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People around the world are finding out that populist movement leaders do not get results. A populist movement in the United Kingdom is fading as British Prime Theresa May lost her Conservative majority in the House of Commons following a snap election. It is reported that she might be ousted as prime minister by her […]

Assault On Press, Assaults Us All

May 30, 2017

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You may call this surprising, but I don’t, that a reporter was assaulted by a political candidate. Truth is, it is not surprising at all in today’s world. For those who hadn’t heard: Greg Gianforte, a Montana Republican who was running for Congress, and who was elected the following day, was charged with misdemeanor assault […]

Republicans Determine Trump’s Future

May 23, 2017

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President Donald Trump commits some colossal trespass, and frenzied friends and foes ask” “Is this it? Is it curtains for The Donald?” The current frenzy feels like the biggest one yet, but so did all the earlier ones. Trump’s latest misstep is a triple play of recklessness (firing James Comey, giving key intelligence to Russia […]

Need Independent Investigation

April 3, 2017

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There is a need for an independent investigation of Russia’s connection to President Donald Trump’s associates and the 2016 election. The FBI criminal investigation into the matter is conducted by a bipartisan agency. FBI Director James Comey’s testimony recently confirmed a criminal investigation into connections between  Trump’s close associates and Russian operatives during the presidential […]

Why Focus on Military Spending?

March 27, 2017

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You have to wonder what’s behind President Donald Trump”s proposed budget that maximizes military expenditure for hard-powered war preparation with more tanks, bombers, missiles and even more nuclear weapons. Trump wants $54 billion more for these expenditures. It should be remembered, however that the most sophisticated and expensive military on earth, our own, could not […]

Trump Punishes Germany on Defense

March 21, 2017

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After meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Donald Trump has again usurped the agenda with a couple of outrageously ignorant tweets, saying that Germany “owes vast sums of money to NATO” and that the U.S. “must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany.” A straight answer to […]

Warning by Past Presidents

February 21, 2017

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The farewell addresses of two great presidents offers three pieces of sage advice for President Trump if he would take it. George Washington and Dwight Eisenhower, who modeled his farewell address on Washington, gave carefully crafted warnings not just to their presidential successors, but to future generations about the toxic problems of partisanship, debt and […]