Tagged: 2016 presidential race

The Blight of the Bots

The Blight of the Bots

  You might think social media is the salvation of democracy, but I think it’s a blight. As a former newspaper editor, I deplore the mob mentality I come across on web sites like...

What Will Mueller Find?

What Will Mueller Find?

As the Mueller investigation grinds on, snippets of information are showing up in the media, and they hint at a frightening conclusion. I don’t think many of us still doubt that Russian thugs played...

Toward a Democracy

Toward a Democracy

  I read in the news today that Connecticut has passed a law giving the state’s electoral college votes to the presidential candidate who gets the most votes nationwide.  And it’s not the first...

Unmasking Trump’s Racism

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...

Trump’s White Tide

Trump’s White Tide

  Sandra and I watched part of Trump’s rambling, self-aggrandizing rant on CNN Saturday night, and I was disheartened by the sea of white faces behind him. These people didn’t care what he said,...

Legacy of a Tainted Election

Legacy of a Tainted Election

  Now that we have all seen how the Russians meddled in the 2016 elections, you might think the courts would give Americans a mulligan. Voters were tricked into making the wrong choice, so...

Man’s Inhumanity to Man

Man’s Inhumanity to Man

  There’s a mean streak in mankind, and if it is tolerated, it breeds monstrous behavior. Alarmingly, that’s what seems to be happening in today’s America. You can see it in social media where trolls bare...

A Bloody Blow – by Russia?

A Bloody Blow – by Russia?

The way I see it, Russian saboteurs dealt another vicious blow to America yesterday as another apparently deranged creature committed yet another bloody massacre using a military grade automatic weapon. Yes, call me crazy, but I...

Angry White Men

Angry White Men

  I read this morning that white women are turning against Trump. Really? They’re finally abandoning the oaf who bragged about sexually assaulting them? The foul-mouthed champion of political incorrectness? I don’t think many white...

The Real Bottom Line

The Real Bottom Line

  I just read a report that big-money donors are threatening to abandon the Democratic Party “if they go too far left.” As an example, a wealthy Democratic donor named Stephen Cloobeck said on...