Category Archives: Congress

Is Trump’s Mania Approaching a Boiling Point?

Is Trump’s Mania Approaching a Boiling Point? Mathematically, it could be called a singularity. Physics would call it a critical point or a phase change. As such a point is approached, things take place faster and faster, and the scale … Continue reading

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Dear Donald, Please Keep Your Clowns Giuliani and Pruitt in Office. Signed, A Democrat

Dear Donald, Please Keep Your Clowns Giuliani and Pruitt in Office. Signed, A Democrat Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are invaluable clowns who daily embarrass Trump and his administration. They are worth hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

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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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We Are a Third, to a Half, to Completely Surviving Trump

We Are a Third, to a Half, to Completely Surviving Trump Under reasonable scenarios, we are a third to a half way to surviving Trump, and possibly even at the end of his effectiveness. This is cause for celebration, oddly, … Continue reading

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The Medical Absurdity of Scott Pruitt’s Transparent Only Research

The Medical Absurdity of Scott Pruitt’s Transparent Only Research Scott Pruitt is the Trump Administrator of the EPA. He is backed by oilman Harold Hamm, the richest man in Oklahoma. I have no illusions that his actions are his alone, … 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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US and State Gun Deaths and Polls

US and State Gun Deaths and Polls Vox.com has a collection of graphs showing essential facts of US and State gun ownership risks, and polls on how to solve them. The US owns 42% of the world’s civilian guns, or … Continue reading

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States That Ban Assault Weapons

States That Ban Assault Weapons Gun ownership across the country is more concentrated in rural districts, as opposed to urban districts. That is partly why Republican voters and Representatives, as well as Senators, are from rural districts and states. Certainly, … Continue reading

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It’s Not the NRA Money, It’s the Gun Voting Block

It’s not the NRA money, it’s the Gun Voting Block Congressmen cannot be impressed by tiny NRA donations, but by fears of the gun voting block. The total Congressional contributions of the NRA only amounted to $1.1 million. It might … Continue reading

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