Archive for July 2016

No, Mr. Trump, hiring workers is not the same as dying in defense of your country.

  “Pressed by Stephanopoulos to name the sacrifices he’d made for his country, Trump said: ‘I think I’ve made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard. I’ve created thousands and thousands of jobs, tens of thousands of jobs, built great structures. I’ve had tremendous success. I think I’ve done a lot.'”  [usatoday.com]  ... Read more »

A good reason not to vote for Trump: He admires dictators.

  Trump tells us that he is our savior. That alone he can solve what upsets us. But we don’t need someone whose behavior Empowers him and just forgets us.  

Undressing the real Ivanka

  “Looking to model yourself after the daughter of the Republican nominee for president? Ivanka Trump is here to help — marketing her “look” on Twitter the day after delivering a speech at the GOP convention.” [cnn.com] The world is a dangerous mess. There is darkness, and violence, and stress. But despite the dystopia, Ivanka’s... Read more »
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Cruz throws a curve at the Trumpster

  “Vote your conscience,” Cruz said without fun. In the hall soon the boos had  begun. “Was that line  in the text?” Said the Donald, perplexed. For he knew that he didn’t have one.

Melania's Convention address lacked truth in packaging

  “A number of lines in the robustly applauded speech delivered by Melania Trump at the Republican national convention on Monday night appear to have been lifted verbatim from a speech Michelle Obama delivered at the 2008 Democratic convention.”  [the guardian.com]   She wrote her speech, Melania claims But got some help as well. Who... Read more »

Trump's VP decision? How bathetic!

  With uncertainty we can dispense. Trump’s decided his running mate. Hence, Though some think his choice grand, He’s admittedly bland. Not a sovereign type. More like some pence.
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My thoughts on Trump's perfect running mate

  Trump is picking his second banana. Someone closer to being mens sana. An act who’s less sicker A regular bootlicker He could take to the Copacabana.  

My reaction to a new craze?

  Pokemon-Go? No!

Selling the Trump brand at the GOP Convention

  The Convention in Cleveland With its platform inertial May turn out to be A huge Trump infomercial.
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Afghanistan: the graveyard of empires (and democracies?)

  “President Obama said Wednesday that he planned to leave 8,400 American troops in Afghanistan until the end of his term, further slowing the drawdown in a 14-year war that Mr. Obama pledged to end on his watch but now seems likely to grind on indefinitely.” [nytimes.com]   Obama’s not leaving Afghanistan. I think we’ll... Read more »