Category Archives: Politics

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake Humpty Dumpty Ran on The Wall; Humpty Dumpty Had a Viral Fall; All the King’s Governors and all of his Judgemen, Couldn’t Put Humpty in Office Again.  (We hope.) The NY Times had a … Continue reading

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Trump’s Warp Speed Back to the Origin

Trump’s Warp Speed Back to the Origin The guy who brags about founding the Space Force (echo, echo, echo).  The guy who pitches going back to the Moon after 54 years as sending men to Mars.  The guy who buys … Continue reading

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Trump’s Possible Outlooks on the Supreme Court Opening

Trump’s Possible Outlooks on the Supreme Court Opening While Mitch McConnell had already made it clear that he would fill a  Supreme Court opening, even in an election year, he reiterated it again today, when the Ruth Bader Ginsburg position … Continue reading

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The Nobel Peace Prize Should Not be Bought by Trump for Arming Dictators

You Shouldn’t Win a Nobel Peace Prize for Selling Weapons of War to Dictators Three stories collided to make this article.   First, Trump is selling F35s, our most sophisticated fighter jets, to the UAE in order to get them … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, Congressional Investigation, Democracy Ratings, Donald Trump, Game of Thrones, Gun Control, Impeachment, Middle East, Negotiations, Politics, Yemen | Leave a comment

IHME Projections to December: 67,000 Savable by Masking

The new IHME Coronavirus projections for the US are extended to December 1.  They show that 67,000 lives are savable if we went up to 95% masking.  The previous projection was to November 1, and was 32,000 lives savable.  This … Continue reading

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In International Democracy Survey, US Drops to 36th, and Only 70%.

  We show the 2020 Democracy ratings of countries of current concern to the US.  The source of the ratings is the V-Dem Institute at V-dem.net.  We use data from Version 10 of April 2020.  The North American Regional Center … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, China, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Criminal Justice System, Democracy Ratings, Donald Trump, Equal Treatment Under the Law, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Freedom to Assemble, Freedom to Petition, Freedoms, Iran, Middle East, North Korea, Politics, Russia, Supreme Court, Trump Administration, Turkey | Leave a comment

Trump’s Election Interference Plots

Trump’s Election Forces  While Trump appears to be slowly adapting to the new constraints of an election in a pandemic year, he is mustering a breadth of election forces which have long been contemplated and hinted at.  Several of them … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, AG William Barr, China, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Donald Trump, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom to Assemble, Freedoms, Governors and State Legislatures, Impeachment, Joe Biden, Lafayette Park, Politics, Putin, Russia, State Department, Trump Administration, Voter Fraud, Voting Rights | Leave a comment

Trump: The Denier of Freedoms, in Chief

Trump:  The Denier of Freedoms, in Chief Trump had the Trumpiness to tell a Fox News interviewer that he wanted people to have freedom not to wear a mask, as if he was the guaranteer of our freedoms.  Nothing could … Continue reading

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Totally Masked Trump is Slowly Being Unmasked

Totally Masked Trump is Slowly Being Unmasked Update:  July 7.  CNN reported from Mary Trump’s expose that Donald Trump hired another student (who she named) to take his S.A.T.’s for him.  This after two days of Trump doubling down on … Continue reading

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Coronavirus, Trump, and Putin

Coronavirus, Trump, and Putin Russia, Putin, and Trump First, I thought that Trump was covering up the Russian-Taliban scandal of paying the Taliban to kill US soldiers, because there was an election in Russia.  Time has now pushed back the … Continue reading

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