Posts in category "politics"

Was our nation created for the likes of a President Trump?

  It’s almost certain that  Trump will be The  candidate of  the GOP. Did the founding fathers risk lives and honor For such an unprincipled demagogue conner?

Trump is the latest epiphany of the Republican chickenhawk

  Foreign policy is not Trump’s calling; On it he sounds like Henny Penny. That everywhere the sky is falling. Except for this he hasn’t any.

Cruz can't be the Republican Satan; there already is one

“John Boehner sounded off a litany of insults for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz Wednesday night, labelling the Texas senator ‘Lucifer in the flesh’ and a ‘miserable son of a bitch.’” [cbsnews.com]   Cruz is ‘Lucifer in the flesh’? The analogy temptingly limps. The meme has a much better mesh If Dick Cheney’s the Lord... Read more »
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Bad actor Trump?

  “Donald Trump has been playing “a part” as a boisterous, angry, insult-spewing outsider but he will soften his persona for the general electorate if he wins the Republican presidential nomination, says a top adviser to Trump.” [usnews.com]   If you want to be president, It’s fairly essential You give the impression You are presidential.... Read more »

What's in their wallets? It probably won't be Harriet Tubman.

  Harriet Tubman will be the new face On the $20 bill. Some supporters of Trump on account of her race Aren’t  happy that she will.    

Bernie Sanders meets a cumpari, Pope Francis

  “At first, it was uncertain whether Sanders would be able to secure any face-time with the understandably busy Pope, but the candidate was optimistic as he prepared for the trip, saying, “I certainly would be delighted and proud if I had the opportunity to meet with him.” Fortunately for him, his local liaison Bishop... Read more »
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Senator Kirk says "No thanks" to his party's convention

  Senator Kirk will not attend The GOP’s convention. He knows of course that it might end A Senate term extension.

Eric and Ivanka Trump walled out of New York primary

  Two of Donald Trump’s children won’t be able to vote for their father in the New York primary next week, after failing to change their party affiliation in time for the state’s 19 April primary.”  [theguardian.com]   In the state of New York’s primary Trump’s children will not vote. They failed to register in... Read more »

Memo to Hillary and Bernie: Stay on the high ground.

  Who is better qualified? Is Hillary or Bern? Nay. Both. Let’s not  divide. Or else a loss we’ll earn.
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The difference between the Democrat and Republican primary campaigns: Class vs. Crass

  Bernie’s won caucuses and  has momentum. While Hillary assures us she doesn’t resent ‘im. They’re in a good fight But it’s not like the Right Whose mudslinging  seems to dement ‘em.