Category Archives: Politics

Maybe they have Trump–and God–on their side

New York City is getting the bulk of the attention these days as the epicenter of the Covid-19 outbreak in this county, but that focus will soon switch to a part of the country that has been even slower than … Continue reading

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Trump using public dollars, dirty tricks in reelection bid

We were one of millions of American families that recently received a post card with a summary of the advice you’ve been getting on how to deal with the coronavirus. The card, which was paid for with tax dollars, came … Continue reading

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Spend money on the wealth creators, not the laggards?

Blogger George Rebane, perhaps the leading thinker among conservatives in these parts (granted, there’s not much competition for the honor), takes a dim view of current efforts to lavish money on the people who will be hurt the most by … Continue reading

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It's not the system, it's the leadership that matters

“You never let a serious crisis got to waste.”—Rahm Emanuel, chief of staff to Barack Obama Perhaps channeling Emanuel, conservative commentators are using the coronavirus pandemic to champion the claim that our free-market health care system and capitalist ingenuity will … Continue reading

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Trump’s perfect stock market rally has evaporated

Donald Trump has been bragging about how the stock market has appreciated since he took office. Less than a week ago, he pointed out a 1-day gain of almost 10% by the Dow-Jones Industrial Average, the basis barometer used by … Continue reading

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Republicans are the new ‘know nothing’ party

Some 58% of Republicans–69% of those who voted for Donald Trump–believe the severity of the coronavirus pandemic is being exaggerated, and only 10% of those over 65 (the most vulnerable group) are worried about it, according to a new poll … Continue reading

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The revolution has been postponed indefinitely

You say you want a revolution. Well, you know. We all want to change the world. The Beatles Much to the chagrin of the Bernie Bros and the Republican Party, the socialist revolution that was supposed to overwhelm the Democratic … Continue reading

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