Here Comes the Boom

  With Mike Flynn spilling the beans, Trump’s days in the White House are numbered. Unless… It’s the “unless” that scares me. This is not a sane human being. This is Trump. And he is capable of anything, however unthinkable, to avert his exposure and disgrace. So how can he head off Robert Mueller’s damning […]
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What Republicans Stand for

  In case you were wondering what Republicans want for America, the budget passed by the Senate overnight should enlighten you. It would slash health programs such as Medicaid, kick thousands of families off food stamps, cut back on education and pour hundreds of billions into military spending. And – of course – it would […]
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As They Say in Jamaica, “One Fool Makes Many”

Lately, this old Jamaican saying keeps popping into my head: “One fool makes many.” The way things are going, it could be the mantra for today’s western society. But I suppose it was always true. My mother used to tell me the story of Bedward, a Jamaican prophet who promised his followers they would ascend […]
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It’s Obama’s Dream Team that Will Make the “Fix” Possible

The local newspaper’s headline this morning startled me. “Obama Tells Huge Crowd He Can Fix Broken Washington,” the front page banner declared. I listened to every word of Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention last night, and I do not remember hearing that. What I heard was a message about teamwork, about bringing […]
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