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Shifting Standards — 7 Ways

…. That tennis legend John McEnroe took time during his retirement to inexplicably mitigate Serena Williams’ standing as the top-rated women’s tennis player in the world — and possibly the best in history — by creating a new standard: comparing her to … Continue reading

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Let’s Revisit Robots and Minimum Wage Fast Food Workers

I’m not a fan of convenience stores. But I get the case for why so many of us visit them — familiar structures located within the familiarity of our neighborhood’s borders, and merchandised with a limited set of familiar choices … Continue reading

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“Liar” Trump and Selective Investigations

Now that we’re past the sensationalist social media opinions — which are not-so-curiously distributed by partisan leanings — can we discuss former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate testimony about his professional life under President Donald Trump? Well, before Trump fired … Continue reading

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Perhaps James Comey’s Statement Shows How “The Donald” (Corleone) Earned His Name

Did you read Former FBI Director James Comey’s opening statement for tomorrow’s Senate hearing? Who needs a script writer for the inevitable President Trump: The Movie when you have Comey? This part:   A few moments later, the President said, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Yuge European Failure Part 2: The Paris Climate Agreement Chapter

Now that we’ve covered the pitfalls of putting your trust in deal chasers to craft America’s military strategy and NATO relationship, what do you say about tackling climate change and the inner workings of President Trump’s brain? Let’s first deal with what … Continue reading

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Trump’s Yuge European Failure — The NATO Chapter

President Donald Trump’s recent trip to Europe reminds me of an episode from that Blind Date TV show: Trump returns home after the date thinking he’s slayed like no other president before him — (laughing) the best Europe’s ever had — while … Continue reading

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A Bomb and $350 Billion Proved Trump is FOS About Fighting Terrorism

It took Islamic State follower Salman Abedi and a bomb to kill 22 people just outside a Manchester Ariana Grande concert to prove a point a few of you already suspected: President Donald Trump is completely FOS about fighting terrorism. … Continue reading

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94 Percent — The Sad Truth About Democrats and the Obama Economic Recovery

Hillary Clinton blaming the calendar for why she’s not your President today elucidates my earlier points about the Democratic Party running from salvation — as if they’ve discovered a shortcut to redemption. The calendar fails to adequately explain one of … Continue reading

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Latest Polls Show Democrats Are Still Running From Salvation

Some of you ⸺ well, fewer of you, assuming the latest polling news is accurate ⸺ will groan as I resurface an earlier point I made about how redemption shall remain a fleeting fantasy for the Democratic National Committee until they first … Continue reading

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Wordcraft: Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Listening to the replay of Tanya Free’s recent radio show reminded me that I should share my thoughts about Arlie Russell Hochschild’s National Book Award-Nominated work, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right. (Ahem) I did … Continue reading

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