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My Roaring Resistance to Donald J. Trump
I confess: I’m one of the sore losers. I have skin that crawls when I hear the word “president” preceding the name “Trump.” And I simply cannot abide people who say we have to “move on” or “get over it.” … Continue reading
Will Our Democracy Survive the Tea Party?
Like most Americans, I hate seeing our nation’s capital entangled in the throes of hatred and ignorance that have been plaguing it almost since the beginning of President Obama’s presidency. At first, Republicans vowed to make sure Obama was a … Continue reading
Posted in Politics Tagged Barack Obama, democracy, electoral college, government shutdown, Larry Klayman, Republicans, Ted Cruz 14 Comments
Of Burros, Barbarians, and Brain Snatchers
In sleepy Austin, Texas, I came to consciousness during the “wonder years” world of the 50s and 60s, and like everyone around me, I was proud of my nationality, believing in the superiority of all things American. My 21-year old … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Barack Obama, conservatives, death penalty, execution, Lima, Patti Davis, Paul Krugman, Peru, Rick Perry, Ronald Reagan 4 Comments
Take Me to Your (Sucky) Leader!!!
Call me hyper-critical, but when Barack Obama was elected to the presidency, I admit to being pleased that we once again had a leader who spoke in complete sentences with proper syntax, grammar, and all the bells and whistles of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Carole King, Morning Joe, oil spill 3 Comments