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Ron Powell commented on Ron Powell's blog post In Case You Missed It: Trump Declares National Emergency, Then Admits There Is None, While Coulter Snaps That, "The Only National Emergency Is, Our President Is An Idiot"!
"The real test is whether her declaration has any impact on those with whom she is purported to wield a great deal of influence....."
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Ron Powell commented on Ron Powell's blog post In Case You Missed It: Trump Declares National Emergency, Then Admits There Is None, While Coulter Snaps That, "The Only National Emergency Is, Our President Is An Idiot"!
"Be that as it may,I wouldn't place any faith or trust in her fleeting seconds of lucidity and enlightenment...."
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Ron Powell commented on Ron Powell's blog post In Case You Missed It: Trump Declares National Emergency, Then Admits There Is None, While Coulter Snaps That, "The Only National Emergency Is, Our President Is An Idiot"!
"if memory serves, it was Coulter's rant about Trump's caving in on the wall, re compromise budget legislation, that caused Trump to reverse himself and shut the government down...."
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"Wow, Ann Coulter’s finally right about something"
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Mike Shields commented on Ron Powell's blog post Teaching Trump About Checks and Balances
"When you lose Ann Coulter: (From MSN):  “He seems to think ‘the reservation’ is HIM, not his campaign promises,” Coulter tweeted following the press conference. But she had a lot more damning things to say during a…"
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koshersalaami commented on Ron Powell's blog post An OS Exchange On Jefferson: A Scene from a Work in Progress
"BLDM might be easier.  Where else I blog I also hear that Christians are somehow in peril and being denied their rights. They don’t know in the US what being denied their rights looks like. China, sure, but not here. "
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Bio: Work in progress.....I'm a lawyer by training, a teacher by nature, and a musician at heart.....What I post here is just my opinion, valued by me and no one else.....

"If I could help someone as I pass along.

If I could cheer someone with a word or song..."

Ron Powell (BA, Howard University,’68; JD, University of Connecticut School of Law, ’71), is a semi-retired teaching attorney who, among other things during his career, has been the director of the African American cultural centers at both Yale University and the University of Connecticut. In addition, he has written produced and directed several plays for productions performed on college campuses in Connecticut.

During his career as a professor of law and public policy at the University of Hartford, he produced and hosted "Black Perspective", a television program which aired weekly at the NBC affiliate located in Hartford as part of their public service broadcasting. He has worked in legal services, as a middle manger in both the private and public sectors and has served the nation as an officer in the Air Force, he was honorably discharged at the rank of 1st Lt.

Mr. Powell has owned and operated his own businesses and, for a period of several years, wrote a weekly op-ed column for the Meriden Record-Journal in Meriden Ct. Currently, he is a freelance writer for publications in the New Haven area and lectures on a variety of topics and provides consulting services in a variety of areas....

Finally, Mr. Powell has been a keyboard performer and part-time DJ for more than 45 years. He is an avid collector and historian of recorded Jazz, Fusion, Funk, R&B, and Doo Wop....A life time poker enthusiast, he has been a senior contributor on a poker web sight and blog and has played in the World Poker Tour, 7 card stud finals. Mr. Powell has had his own blog, The Modern Times Post, at: themoderntimespost.blogspot.com. He also blogs occasionally at Talking Points Memo Cafe (TPMCAFE).

During the summer of 2011 he performed solo each Sunday for brunch at Capriccio, the upscale Italian restaurant, in Resorts Casino, Atlantic City, NJ...

Now fully retired, he recently taught Media Law and Ethics and Introduction to Mass Communication at Stockton College in Galloway, NJ, 20 minutes away from AC...

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In Case You Missed It: Trump Declares National Emergency, Then Admits There Is None, While Coulter Snaps That, "The Only National Emergency Is, Our President Is An Idiot"!

Posted on February 16, 2019 at 6:00am 6 Comments

From the 'You Can't Make This Stuff Up Department:

This is priceless....
Hit the 'save' button, you'll definitely want to watch this again...

Teaching Trump About Checks and Balances

Posted on February 15, 2019 at 8:30am 5 Comments

The Republicans acted as obstructionist spoilers throughout the Obama administration.

This is where the Democrats are headed with exercising their constitutional check on Trump's executive powers:

Veto Proof Budget Legislation Shuts Down Both Threats: There Will Be No Government Shut Down, There Can Be No Effective Declaration of a National Emergency

Posted on February 15, 2019 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Someone once asked Trump if he had ever read the Constitution of the United States. Nearly everyone who heard that question knew the answer, even the staunchest of Trump supporters and. hist most loyal followers know that he isn't big on reading anything.

It has become painfully clear that he, and his inner circle of advisors and aides, don't read much of anything pertaining to running the government or how the government works....

So, it should be no surprise to anyone who's…

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Happy Valentine's Day!

Posted on February 14, 2019 at 11:30am 0 Comments

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At 12:35pm on June 26, 2017, MV Neland said…

Glad to be friends, Ron. Many exciting debates and discussions ahead if us.

At 1:31pm on October 11, 2016, Dharmabummer said…

I just read a few of your comments and liked the cut of your jib.

At 6:17pm on September 18, 2016, Victor Picard said…

Why are you concerned?

At 8:53pm on June 22, 2016, Rosigami said…

You are so right! 

 

At 8:18pm on June 22, 2016, Rosigami said…

Thanks, Ron! 

At 7:36pm on February 5, 2016, The Songbird said…
Thank you for the invite, Mr. Powell. Much obliged.
At 2:31pm on November 27, 2012, Harp said…

It was probably way too soon to hit you with this.  You just got here.   My apologies.   If you ever decide to allow me to use it, here is an example of what I did with Julie's avatar.  It is intended solely as a compliment to an image that inspires me.   No rush and once again... welcome to Our Salon.  

 
 
 

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