Tagged: U.S. presidential election

A Hiatus and a Warning.

A Hiatus and a Warning.

  If you don’t see any blogs in the next few days, don’t worry. Trump’s minions have not come for me. Webmaster Xavier is making improvements. Here’s the email I got this morning: They...

The Question Before Us

The Question Before Us

  So Trump has left no doubt about his loyalty to Putin and his disloyalty to America. Some are calling it treason. And Americans are left facing the most vital question of our time:...

The Price of Liberty

The Price of Liberty

When I see Trump and Putin together, my blood runs cold. The impossible becomes plausible.  Unthinkable horrors flood my imagination. What if… It seems most Americans accept democracy as a right guaranteed by some...

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...

Royal Blood? Really?

Royal Blood? Really?

  I suppose the love affair the media seem to be having with “royalty” is no more bizarre than the fan frenzy some performers inspire. But, personally, I cannot get my head around the...

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...

Is This a Joke, Nancy?

Is This a Joke, Nancy?

  According to a news item I just read, Nancy Pelosi  suggested at a town hall meeting on Wednesday that impeaching Trump  would further “divide the country” and could do more harm than good....

What “the People” Want

What “the People” Want

  As I ponder yesterday’s comments by Joy and LogicFish, who have obviously read extensively and thought intensely about the way our world works, I wonder how “the people” figure in this vast puzzle....

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...