Monthly Archives: December 2019

A Gangster in the White House

By David Frum/ The Atlantic/ December 28, 2019 Amid a two-day binge of post-Christmas rage-tweeting, President Donald Trump retweeted the name of the CIA employee widely presumed to be the whistle-blower in the Ukraine scandal. On Thursday night, December 26, … Continue reading

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Adventures of Peter Potty

Just in case Anybody (are you out there, Anybody) is interested……  

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The Impeachment’s Moral Hypocrisy

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 23, 2019   The impeachment process was a nauseating display of moral hypocrisy. The sound bites by Republicans and Democrats swiftly became predictable. The Democrats, despite applauding the announcement of the voting results before being … Continue reading

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The Democrat vs. The Republic Party

By Arlen Grossman                                                                           … Continue reading

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Charges Too Narrow–Why?

Ralph Nader is right. Why did the Democrats charge Trump with such a narrow offense. Why didn’t they go after his emoluments violations, for example. Or improperly using funds destined by Congress for Ukraine and using it instead on his … Continue reading

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GDP UP, BUT WHO BENEFITS?

Why You Shouldn’t Believe Those G.D.P. Numbers The statistics keep on rising, but they don’t track the well-being of most Americans. By David Leonhardt/ New York Times/ December 15, 2019 The Commerce Department will announce the latest G.D.P. numbers on … Continue reading

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If Only Tulsi Gabbard Could Be Elected President

By Arlen Grossman “Trump… Nikki Haley…Mike Pompeo… The people around John Bolton. These people are advocating for strengthening our economy, and if the only way they can do that is by building that economy based on building and selling weapons … Continue reading

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How the World Will End

This is scary stuff–because it is all too real–TBPR Editor Humanity Is Riding Delusion to Extinction By Maj. Danny Sjuren/ Truthdig/ December 2, 2019 Horses sporting gas masks. That, of all things, has been on my mind lately. Bear with … Continue reading

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Progress on Ideas?

The Left Is Finally Winning the War of Ideas By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ December 3, 2019   Good ideas are like viruses. They grow and spread despite our best efforts to stop them. And yes, our bulbous, awkward species does … Continue reading

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Who Do Republicans Work For?

Why have no Republicans turned on Trump? A corrupted Supreme Court By Thom Hartmann/ Raw Story/ December 4, 2019 There is a very simple reason why some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so … Continue reading

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