Category Archives: Affairs of State

If Only Trump Had Been There

If Only Trump Had Been There In one phone call, Trump solved the Turkish, Syrian, Russian and maybe Kurd problem, which hadn’t been solved in decades.  Or, it was negotiated by VP Pence and Secretary of State Pompeo.  Or, it … Continue reading

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Our Turkish Nightmare

Our Turkish Nightmare I have joked (?) around about Trump’s bullying as being pre-kindergarten, and his vocabulary being at about the same level.  I had even speculated that that was the age that Trump’s brain froze at.  Today, Trump called … Continue reading

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Limiting Speech in China and in Trump’s America

Limiting Speech in China and in Trump’s America In a set of recent events, we see that both China and Trump and his Administration are attempting to confine and control speech on both sides of the Pacific.  Is Trump winning … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of William Barr: Is His Sycophancy Innate or Adopted?

The Strange Case of William Barr:  Is His Sycophancy Innate or Adopted? There are obvious gains to be made by serving a strong leader.  These gains are even enhanced by whatever you can do to enhance the status of your … Continue reading

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Can the People of the World Stop Turkey?

Can the People of the World Stop Turkey? I’m sure we are all alarmed the way Turkey is waging modern warfare on our allies, the Kurds in Northern Syria, who fought and captured ISIS warriors, for us!  Turkey is going … Continue reading

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In No Way Does Impeachment Reverse the Results of 2016

In No Way Does Impeachment Reverse the Results of 2016 Everybody expects that Trump will remain President since 20 Senate Republicans are not going to vote for impeachment. Even if Trump’s reelection support drops to 35% and the Senate dumps … Continue reading

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The Trump Apocalypse

The Trump Apocalypse One thinks of the Apocalypse coming with its traditional four horsemen.  But with VP Pence calling on all countries to investigate the Democratic candidates, and all of the involved people, and all of the whistleblowers, and all … Continue reading

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Trump’s Great Wall of Secrecy

Trump’s Great Wall of Secrecy Trump’s Cone of Silence Trump’s Dungeon of Intimidation Trump’s Nothing to See Here Iron Curtain Speak, and Trump will call you a Spy, Treasonous, and a Saboteur, with a punishment of death.  Trump will threaten … Continue reading

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Did Conspiracy Theories Entrap Trump Into Five Impeachment Counts?

Did Conspiracy Theories Entrap Trump Into Five Impeachment Counts? Trump has often been criticized for not trusting his intelligence agencies, or the Department of State.  Now, it is clear that he was believing in right wing conspiracy theories rather than … Continue reading

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We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers

We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers We have a President who has a non-Constitutional, volunteer, personal (?) lawyer who guarantees him that he has powers beyond the Constitution, that he has Absolute Rights (?), and that he … Continue reading

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