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Trickle Down, and other urological humor

So, remember Trickle Down Economics? That was when the rich were supposed to get richer and make the rest of us richer too when they bought more stuff and so their money “trickled down” to everyone else. Ronnie Reagan brought us that wonderful idea. Okay, well, Trickle Down is back with us in the form…

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Common Sense things to do after the Trump Era

I know we haven’t gotten rid of Trump yet, but Mueller seems to be closing in and hopefully it is just a matter of time.  I do think we also need to be looking at what can we do unite as liberals/progressives after the end of the Trump era.  Here are some suggestions that I…

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The Man In The Singapore Sling

The current issue of the New York Review of Books (16 August, 2018) has several interesting articles on life in the Trumpian Age. One of my favorites is Singapore Sham, by Jessica T. Matthews. In it, Matthews looks at the disastrous meeting between Trump and Kim Jon-un. Her conclusion is a question: Is Trump lying…

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Bankrupting the Aged…to protect the rich

There was a powerful article recently on the New York Times website, ‘Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans, by Tara Siegel Bernard. It seems that more and more, aging Americans are facing bankruptcy. The reason? The rich long ago shredded the social safety net that was supposed to care for senior citizens…

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Chris Collins and MAGA: Making Attorneys Great Again

“I love the smell of napalm in the morning.” By @BossBird17 Editor’s Note: shortly after @BossBird17 completed this story, there were still more developments regarding Collins. The author will shortly do a follow up to reflect the additional scandals. Imagine my surprise to turn on my television on August 8, 2018 to discover that Trump…

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The Ethno-Nationalist Trumpians

The 16 August issue of the New York Review of Books is out this week. As do all thoughtful publications in an age of vulgarity and Trump, it devotes a surprising number of pages to our glorious Orange Headed leader, though its actual brief is to talk about art and literature, not politics. Even so,…

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