In a great article capturing the current efforts to make stupid “right”, Ariel Dorfman pulls together the stings in “Trump’s War on Knowledge.” From the NY Review of Books NYR Daily column, Oct 12, 2017.
Trump’s unfitness for office is a scathing reduction of the first six months of the Trump administration.
Here are copies of the letters I’ve sent to Mr. Trump. You can also send your message at The White House web site. 03/24/2017 Mr. Trump, We would remind you that since your inauguration only 65 days have passed. The silliness of your claims to have improved the job market, for example, are telling and … [Read more…]
At the Intercept this thought provoking article about the Whitehouse’s abandonment of its populist rhetoric concerning Wall Street: That populist smokescreen is long gone now. Mnuchin and Donovan are just two of five Goldman expats in high-level positions on Trump’s team. Steve Bannon spent a limited time at Goldman Sachs, but White House assistant Dina … [Read more…]
Bannon is a threat … I’m adding a link to a MOTHER JONES article from August 22, 2016 on Bannon and some history on his latest incarnation HERE. And more currently: The Full Article in the Washington Post: The danger of Steve Bannon on the National Security Council To wit: First, he (Trump) essentially demoted … [Read more…]
Boy, he hit the nail on the head. Let’s face it, Trump is clueless, it is Bannon, Flynn and Kushner who really matter. From Ars Technica Today – reply Jan 31, 2017 11:28 AM Popular dvlax40 wrote: ubercurmudgeon wrote: So… presumably this mean Steve Bannon hasn’t decided yet exactly how to fit the destruction of … [Read more…]
Coronado Eagle, 17 October 1990 NOT FAIR . . . Speaking of creation, that always quotable local divine, Dr. Tom Warmer told the congregation at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church that life is not always fair. “If life were fair,” declaimed Tom, “I would have been created with the wealth of Donald Trump, the selflessness … [Read more…]
Corsair, 30 March 2011 We’ve Got Issues By Tim Morse Staff Writer An eye opening explanation for why Donald Trump continuously attempts to expose alleged “shortcomings” of President Barack Obama. Donald Trump, for years a symbol of capitalism gone mad, has recently made some controversial (albeit systematic) comments about President Barack Obama regarding his presidential … [Read more…]
Amazing parallels to how the contemporary press, in 2016, created Donald Trump’s candidacy for the GOP Presidential nomination and how it played out for Daniel Pratt, Junior, in 1869, at least as depicted in this story. Pratt’s life, as shown in his Wikipedia page, was a bit less charmed: A RIVAL TO EMPEROR NORTON. From … [Read more…]