Category Archives: Politics

We’ll soon see one of the consequences of electing Trump

Barack Obama observed that “elections have consequences,” and we will soon learn one of the consequences of electing Donald Trump president when the Supreme Court hands down decisions on several hot-button issues. The court is expected to issue decisions before … Continue reading

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The truth is what you can get people to believe about China

It has been said that the truth is what you can get people to believe, and it is clear that the Trump administration is hell-bent to convince the American people that the coronavirus was leaked from a China bioweapons lab. … Continue reading

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Bleach, light to kill the coronavirus? Here’s one possibility

(This is an update of a post I wrote almost four years ago. The basic premise is more valid today than it was then.) Supporters of Donald Trump are trying to portray Joe Biden as a fumblin’, bumblin’ senile old … Continue reading

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Will Trump, Republicans snatch defeat from the jaws of victory?

Donald Trump has a bad habit of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. In fact, he may well be the Democrats best chance of taking back the White House in November. Trump got a good bump in the polls … Continue reading

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Bernie lost the war, but he may have won the revolution

You have to give the Republicans credit for holding onto their views, even when their own actions make them look like hypocrites. We were told for the better part of a year that Bernie Sanders would seize control of the … Continue reading

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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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