Category Archives: politics

Immoral Decisions

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ELECTION DO-OVER

Letter to Editor, Monterey Herald, June14 If collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is proven, wouldn’t that mean the 2016 presidential election was essentially stolen? If so, a new election would be warranted. A fraudulent election should not stand. We … Continue reading

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Resisting Trump’s Shock Doctrine

 

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Trump’s Tape Collection

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Democratic Party Woes

What Do the Democrats Want? No One Knows By Ted Rall/ Counterpunch/ May 30,2017   In the 1970s, when I was a kid, I asked my mother to explain the difference between the two major parties. “Democrats,” she explained, “are … Continue reading

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The Bad News and the Good News

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THE BAD NEWS

Wake Up, Liberals: There Will be No 2018 ‘Blue Wave,’ No Democratic Majority and No Impeachment There’s no quick fix for Trump or our damaged democracy—and the Democrats still look hopeless By Andrew O’Hehir/ Salon/ May 27, 2017 We received … Continue reading

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Election Do-Over

Letter to NY Times (unpublished), May 24, 2017 If the Trump campaign is proven to have colluded with Russia to sabotage the 2016 election, wouldn’t that mean the election was fraudulent and essentially stolen? Yet there are no plans to … Continue reading

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Who Are These People?

Monterey Herald, May 23, 2017, Letters to the Editor: What is most disturbing about Donald Trump’s presidency? Is it his horrendous cabinet picks? His lies and exaggerations? His bizarre tweets? The Russia connection? The firing of James Comey? The conflicts of … Continue reading

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THE DEATH OF THE REPUBLIC

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21,2017    Mr. Fish / Truthdig The deep state’s decision in ancient Rome—dominated by a bloated military and a corrupt oligarchy, much like the United States of 2017—to strangle the vain and idiotic Emperor Commodus … Continue reading

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