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And the winner is……

“I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever. Smartest people of them all are the “DEPLORABLES.” – Donald Trump tweet 9-19-17 Look, I am not a fan of the … Continue reading

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The mental health of a President

I wake-up every morning between 6:30 and 6:45 am. I grab a bowl of Cheerios, watch a little of the local news and weather on the television, and check the headlines on my phone. Before I head-up for a shower … Continue reading

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Pedaling fear

“Radical Islamic Terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary! The courts must give us back our protective rights. Have to be tough!” – Donald Trump tweet 8-18-17 Have you ever asked yourself why? Why there is an Al-Qaeda, why there … Continue reading

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Dropping bombs

This is the bomb President Donald Trump dropped today on Afghanistan, the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, the MOAB for short or the Mother Of All Bombs. Today was the first time this $314 million, 21,000 pound, non-nuclear bomb has … Continue reading

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The terrorist in the mirror

“Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it.” – Noam Chomsky I would suspect that most Americans believe that we are the victims of terrorism rather than the instigator. But that would be … Continue reading

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Do they have our attention yet?

“On November 4, 1979, Iranian students calling themselves Muslim Student Followers of the Imam’s Line, took control of the American Embassy in Tehran, holding 52 embassy staff hostage for 444 days – an event known as the Iran hostage crisis. … Continue reading

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A celebration, a truck and death

We were watching the six o’clock news last night trying to decide what we were going to do about dinner. Normally I would have been 10 miles into a 30 mile bicycle ride by this time on a Thursday night … Continue reading

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