Archive for January 2017

As Trump tramples on our rights, where are the Republican leaders?

  When he flouts an American value and tenet, Trump’s barely called out by the House or the Senate. But a line must we draw In this country of law Says the Constitution by the men who did pen it.  

With immigrants kept out, Ivanka goes partying decked out

    After Daddy  banned people of Allah Ivanka attended (in British) a ‘gala’. Some of those banned Were sent back to their land. While she posed in a silvery lala.      

General Trump is passing the buck

  Than all the generals, Trump knows more. A genius like him  suffices. So why is he asking the general corps Its plan for beating Isis?
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Memo to a free press: we need you to stand tall

“The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its mouth shut and just listen for awhile.”  [Steve Bannon] “The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.”  [Justice Hugo Black] Freedom of the Press, if it means anything at all, means... Read more »

Trump's Wall in Wonderland

  It’s so easy  to think without facts. When ideas are reflexive acts. But unlike the Mad Hatter For whom facts didn’t matter We’ll pay a reality tax.  

The Tragic Flaw of President Trump

  “‘An American first: a president who was obviously mentally ill the moment he took office,’  [Paul] Krugman tweeted along with a New York Times report that Trump brought up debunked claims that millions of people voted illegally in the election, causing him to lose the popular vote, during a Monday night meeting with Congressional leaders.”   [businessinsider.com]... Read more »
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Trump is taking us back to 1984

  “On Sunday’s ‘Meet the Press,’Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, called easily disproved claims made by White House press secretary Sean Spicer ‘alternative facts.’ A bewildered Chuck Todd responded, ‘Alternative facts are not facts. They are falsehoods.’ While the phrase ‘alternative facts’ reminded many of the terms ‘falsehoods,’  ‘lies’ and ‘untruths’ it reminded many... Read more »

Senate is poised to confirm EPA scourge

  “In 2014, for instance, Pruitt sued to block the EPA’s Regional Haze Rule. The rule is built on a 15-year-old program meant to ensure that air around national parks is especially clear. Pruitt lost his case.”  [theatlantic.com]   For the EPA Trump’s nominee is Scott Pruitt Who as Sooner A.G. did oppose it and... Read more »

In Trump, Pope Francis sees parallels to Hitler

  “‘Hitler did not steal power,’ the pope said. ‘He was elected by his people and then he destroyed his people.'”  [Pope Francis]   When asked about Trump said the Pope My fears are all groundless, I hope. There seems not a  gulf Between him and Adolph If there isn’t may God help us cope.... Read more »
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Comey embraces Trump. Again.

  Under Clinton’s campaign Comey pulled out the rug; When challenged about it he only would shrug. To compound his sin Of helping Trump win He greets his new Boss with a handshake and hug.