America’s Sanity Test

  After watching both party conventions on TV, I am convinced that this election is a test of America’s sanity. The Republicans were frothing-at-the-mouth crazy, screaming for Hillary’s blood. The Democrats were emotionally appealing and intellectually compelling. Their convention was as warm and fuzzy as a Hallmark movie. But it was more than that. It was […]
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They Believe in Miracles

It’s very American to believe in miracles. But is it equally American to believe that Donald Trump is some kind of deity who is capable of performing miracles? Apparently, millions of Americans are prepared to believe it. And his convention speech last night did nothing to disillusion them. It was an absurd speech, but I […]
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Driven Mad by Hate

  The hate fest that the Republicans are holding in Cleveland is showcasing more than sheer venom. It is exposing a dangerous streak of insanity. When Ben Carson links Hillary to Lucifer (pictured at right), you know he has completely lost touch with reality. When that grotesque Chris Christie stages a kangaroo trial and the […]
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Tasteless and Shameful

  America’s dark side was on flagrant display during the opening day of the Republican Party’s convention.  Nothing was off limits. Not the tasteless exploitation of a bereaved – and misinformed – mother’s grief, not a grotesque demand to abandon civilized rules of engagement in battling America’s enemies, not the most outrageous lies. Incited by a motley crew bearing […]
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