I got an email from the Dailykos recently with this story. The person who wrote it is from Chicago and claims to be very familiar with mob terminology.
New York lawyer’s description (on MSNBC) of the Trump presidency: "The Trump Presidency is a bust out joint."
For those not familiar with mob terminology, it works like this. The mob – through coercion or loan shark debt – takes over a business. They then buy, using the business’s good credit, as much as possible. When the…Continue
Given the fact that Trump has told blatant untruths at the rate of 6.44 per day (as of May 1, 2018) since entering office, and given the fact that the intent is to destroy America’s trust in the media (a fundamental pillar of democracy) should Trump’s untruths not be called lies?
This morning’s news included a feature about Queen Elizabeth II taking Meghan Markle on her first Royals excursion. Her Royal Highness seems to be charmed with Prince Harry’s choice in a bride. That’s good.
Approximately a month ago both the Washington Post and the New York Times ran articles…Continue
Humans as a species seem to enjoy complaining about what is, more than they do addressing the problem. Perhaps it is because there are so many problems and that many of these problems seem to pose insurmountable obstacles to change. Complaining is easier, and there is a certain comradery that comes from being fellow sufferers.
Five hundred years or so ago a Roman Catholic priest proposed changes in the way things were done by the church. Martin Luther’s demands were not met because…Continue