Making Iran Deadly Again

  It would be sheer sabotage to blow up the Iran nuclear agreement. And that’s what Trump seems about to do. Egged on by Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Trumplike prime minister, the US president is making bellicose noises about tearing up the hard won pact that Obama achieved. Netanyahu has his own reasons for wanting a […]
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Strange Bedfellows Indeed

  One of the most curious aspects of American society is the relationship between law enforcement and organized crime. From time to time, troubling stories emerge that indicate an undercurrent connecting prosecutors and the criminals they prosecute. I’ve read, for example, that a prosecutor who wrought havoc among mob families was suspected of being a member of […]
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The Case for Impeachment

    Some readers of this blog argue that my accusations against Trump are without factual support. They demand details. First, the case for  his impeachment: Obstruction of justice Violations of the Foreign Emoluments Clause and Domestic Emoluments Clause of the United States Constitution; Conspiring with others to:commit crimes against the United States and attempting to […]
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Why is He Still President?

  You may be wondering what it takes to get rid of the Trump presidency. After all, everybody must know by now that he is a morally bankrupt chiseler with ties to the international mob and various other unsavory elements. And that he probably conspired with Russian hackers to rig his election victory. Then, there’s […]
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Peace in Our Time?

  South Korean President Moon Jae-in is reportedly among those who say President Trump deserves to win a Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending the nail-biting stand-off with Kim Jong-un. But I think it’s Moon who should get the award. While Trump and Kim screamed threats and insults at each other, Moon skillfully […]
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Salmon under Attack

The salmon that swim in the Columbia and Snake rivers are under attack.  And I’m not talking about sea lions and other natural predators  or hazardous weather conditions. Those are dangerous enough but the salmon have – just barely – managed to survive Mother Nature’s assaults for generations. This attack is far more sinister. It is coming from […]
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Like a Gangster Movie

  This Trump presidency seems more and more like an old gangster movie. When the president’s personal lawyer invokes the Fifth Amendment  to avoid answering questions in a lawsuit involving a porn star, you have to wonder what’s coming next. You remember that mobsters were always “taking the Fifth” in those old gangster movies, don’t you? The […]
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Unmasking Trump’s Racism

  I will probably be accused (again) of hating “white people” when I point out (again) that a large number of Trump’s supporters are white racists. But now I have a scientific study to back up the claim. The study  – conducted for the National Society of Sciences  – finds “a large segment” of Trump’s voters […]
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Comey Should Just Shut up

  The fuss over Comey’s book is getting on my nerves. I already knew Trump is a jerk. Now, I am beginning to think Comey is a jerk. He has been interviewed and discussed ad nauseam on TV, and now CNN is having a town hall for him. We the people are supposed to ask […]
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