Category Archives: Affairs of State

Trump’s Lies: 3,000 X 3 X 23 X 2, or 3,000 X 2 X 2.8 million

Trump’s Lies: 3,000 X 3 X 23 X 2, or 3,000 X 2 X 2.8 million Let us look at the total effect of Trump’s lies by the end of his term of office, compounded by the best liars in … Continue reading

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Trump Awards Himself “His” Nobel Peace Prize

Trump Awards Himself “His” Nobel Peace Prize In several talks in the last few days, Donald Trump, our erstwhile President, has claimed “His” Nobel Peace Prize, for being the one who brought the Korean War to an end, and denuclearized … Continue reading

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Big Brother Is Here, and He Is Trump

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU Since “1984” by George Orwell, written in 1949, we have all been worried about a Big Brother following us. The invention of phony wars to regulate us hasn’t been much considered. George Bush’s powers of … Continue reading

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Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank

Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank Apparently we are discovering a law of sociology, that a group of like people will guarantee that only similar people will enter or stay in the group. The case we are … Continue reading

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Trump’s Encouragements of World Dictatorships

Trump’s Encouragement of World Dictatorships An historical theory of world governments is that they tend to follow worldwide political trends. Countries follow each other in becoming more liberal and international, or more conservative and chauvinistic. They can become more democratic, … Continue reading

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Trump, Putin, Anti-Semitism, Tatars, Blocked Sanctions, Mueller, and Kim Jong Un

Trump, Putin, Anti-Semitism, Tatars, Blocked Sanctions, Mueller, and Kim Jong Un People who follow the news know of the many links between all of this. I can’t summarize all of this, but I will point out some key links that … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits to the United States from Contributing to the UN

The Many Benefits to the United States from Contributing to the UN Our unlettered foreign affairs President, fueled by Fox News, sees foreign affairs as a personality contest or ego enhancer.  With respect to the UN, he has always emphasized … Continue reading

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Trump’s Hypocrisy on Dropping Out of Paris and Killing Climate Science

Trump’s Hypocrisy on Dropping Out of Paris and Killing Climate Science   It was amazing that Trump dropped out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement without mentioning that he and his compatriots were doing everything they could in the budget … Continue reading

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The Trump Cocktail Party to Decide on the Paris Agreement

The Trump Cocktail Party to Decide on the Paris Agreement   Imagine a country club cocktail party with fellow billionaires who are politicians, oil billionaires, real estate barons, clothing designers, personal and tax lawyers, a governor of an oil state, … Continue reading

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Trump as Labelist in Chief, and his Response to Terrorists

Trump as Labelist in Chief, and his Response to Terrorists   Trump is convinced that giving people derogatory “labels” or “nicknames” will permanently embarrass them and defeat them.  Well, it got rid of his 17 opponents in the Republican primaries.  It … Continue reading

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