Tag Archives: Trump

Russia and Trump

First, a personal story. In January 2017 I traveled to Cuba for ten days. One of the many things I learned was the feeling and emotion behind what has been a nearly 60-year blockade of the island by the US: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Election Teachings

Shock; then grief. Or anger, then despair. These are the emotions reported by those who believed the polling, the mass media, the slanted *corporate-party line* in the months and weeks leading up to Election Day. If you felt them, you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

We Are Being Played

We are being played, you and I. Capitalism is global; it infects rich and poor nations alike. Its need for constant growth; its inability to cut the cost of resources as they become harder to extract and its difficulty finding … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Trump in 2016

Everyone asks about the 2016 Presidential race, and usually they are really asking, *what about Trump?* So here are some thoughts…. Polling shows interesting aspects to the demographics of Trump supporters. They are the least economically secure Republicans, and yes, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Next High-Water Mark in Elections

2016 will be the high-water mark of target-rich environments for anyone desiring to point out the dysfunction of our current political system. Comedians will be hard pressed to top the daily sound bites that pour from the various campaigns. John … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment