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Archive for May 2019

Trump: Kim’s Right About Biden

Coming under the heading of Oh-Dear-God-No!… News media is reporting that tRump recently sided with North Korea’s grotesque despot, Kim Jong Un, and that Kim was “right” to say that Joe Biden had a “low IQ.” The Orange One also seemed to indicate that his own National Security Advisor, John Bolton, was taking North Korea’s…

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WSJ: tRump Wanted USS John McCain Invisible

News outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, are reporting that during his recent trip to Japan, tRump wanted the American warship, USS John McCain, “Out Of Sight,” so as not to remind him of his old rival. Further, crew members from the ship were decidedly un-invited to events at which our alleged commander-in-chief was to…

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They Just Don’t Get It

There is a useful article over on the Common Dreams site this month, Why So Many Journalists Are Clueless About the Bernie 2020 Campaign, by Norman Solomon. In it, Solomon argues that mainstream journalists continue to misunderstand, and vastly underestimate, Bernie Sanders’ campaign because they are focused on the Democratic Party establishment and the American…

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The Truth about Hawaiian Real Estate

by Chris Madsen Most land in Hawaii isn’t investment grade. Hawaii has two land systems. Think about it for a minute and consider the other 49 states all only need one system each. Land Court has been around since 1903 and is the closest system to the original Hawaiian system. Land Court lacks certain things…

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To Kill a Mockingbird

image source: Montclair Film [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)] VirtualReality 2, Host and commentator, Marc Keyser Note: this is a “virtual” interview. Marc Keyser did not actually interview the actor Jeff Daniels for this piece. However, the author employs public statements from the actor and considers what it might be like to discuss politics with him.…

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Mueller Speaks…the storm is coming

Today at 11 am Eastern Standard, Robert Mueller made his first public statement about his longstanding investigation of Trump’s ties to Russian (and other) interests. His message was that he had in no way exonerated Trump, in spite of the president’s statements to the contrary. Mueller also indicated that he is leaving the Department of…

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The ‘Golden Rule.’ What if…

Jewish, Judaism, Hebrew

My middle son, Hillel, sent me a text message, asking if his namesake was the first to express the ‘Golden Rule.’ I texted him back this answer: “Boychik, this rule, often called the ‘the ethic of reciprocity’ is found in many cultures/religions reaching as far back as the Code of Hammurabi during this Babylonian king’s…

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