Archive for January 2020

Here's the deal: Ross dollar-signs off on the coronavirus

Wilbur Ross says coronavirus could bring jobs back to the U.S. from China Politico   Understanding Wilbur Ross May leave a person at a loss. He says that the coronavirus Could well add jobs and be desirous. But let’s not monetize disease Domestically or overseas. For saying so Ross should regret it. I’m sure he... Read more »

An irate Pompeo gives an NPR reporter a geography test

    “According to [NPR reporter Mary Louise] Kelly, Pompeo yelled at her while using the “F-word and many others” because she questioned him about Ukraine.She said Pompeo accused her of not knowing where Ukraine is located and challenged her to point out where the country is on a map, which he ordered his staff to... Read more »

How I think the revenant Framers would amend the impeachment process

  The Framers who thought that impeachment would work That the Senate in wisdom their duties won’t shirk, Would see things today In a much different way And perhaps make the Chief Justice more than a clerk.  

Pat Cipollone, a attorney worthy of Trump

“The opening debate of the Senate impeachment trial on Tuesday afternoon was supposed to be merely about the trial rules. But in quintessential Trump fashion, members of President Donald Trump’s legal team wasted no time telling a number of lies before things really got going.”    [Vox]     White House counseler Pat Cipollone The head... Read more »

Harry and Meghan fly over the Royal Cuckoo's Nest

  “Some [black Brits] expressed relief that Markle (whose mother is African-American) was finally out of the toxic atmosphere in which she’d been trapped. They wondered how she had stood it for so long. ‘Nobody should tolerate bullying and abusive behavior because of the color of their skin,’ Sanaa Edness, an immigrant from the Caribbean to... Read more »

2020 and the Triumph of Double-Thinking

“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” ― George Orwell, 1984 “We took action last night to stop a war, we did not take action to start a war.”   —  President Trump,  after taking out top Iranian general with a drone     Forget about health care, the wealth gap, a war. We’re... Read more »