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The Error of Trump’s Weapons-Chasing Ways

Wassup with President-elect Donald Trump’s fixation with the 80s and ramping up military spending? Even if you cast aside the confusing media cycle of Trump tweeting about how the US needs new nukes (as an aside, President Obama proposed spending $1 trillion … Continue reading

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Unpacking Trumpland: The Unmentioned Way Hillary Clinton Played Herself

  After losing the Presidential election, Hillary Clinton and her merry band of campaign planners have blamed nearly EVERYONE for why she missed her November coronation. They blamed Huma Abedin, one of Clinton’s insiders. They blamed so-called “fake news.” The … Continue reading

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Unpacking Trumpland: Will He Avoid the Economic Storm Ahead?

I want to continue my thoughts from yesterday about the possibility of another economic crisis ahead and what President-elect Donald Trump could do for the poor and middle class. For starters, I’m going to state two things that will make Conservatives and … Continue reading

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Unpacking Trumpland: The Economic Storm Ahead

“And now Yellen raised the rates.” I’ll get back to the importance of Yellen in a moment. There’s so much to unpack with this blog, given the panic of fake news, the Trumpocalypse and Evil Muva Russia 2.0 — I’ll … Continue reading

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mentalunrest’s 2016 Person of the Year

I’ve decided to riff on Time Magazine and name my own Person of the Year, plus four entries for the short list. Needless to say that my take will differ a bit. 1. Vladimir Putin The Russia President changed the decades-long Neoliberal … Continue reading

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Trump May Pick Hard-Core ‘Whites Only’ Banker for Treasury Secretary

  Remember Steve Mnuchin, the Goldman Sachs guy who became President-elect Donald Trump’s chief fundraising guy during this year’s campaign? He could be The Donald’s pick for Treasury Secretary. Mnuchin followed up his 17-year run as a Goldman Sachs banker … Continue reading

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POST-ELECTION MEDITATIONS: WE’LL SURVIVE TRUMP

We lived under the leadership of a Ku Klux Klan-loving President who broadly rejected Japan’s 1919 Treaty of Versailles amendment that would view all races and countries as equals — likely because this President had more colonial ambitions to chase … Continue reading

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POST-ELECTION MEDITATIONS: THE DNC PLAYED YOU (AND ITSELF)

It’s so strange how Democrats were damn-near orgasmic during their prognostications of Donald Trump’s Presidential candidacy pulling the Republican Party through a mortal journey of permanent irrelevance — and then see Trump not only assume the left-for-dead party’s leadership role, … Continue reading

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POST ELECTION MEDITATIONS – WOMEN AND STRUGGLE

I have plenty of post-election thoughts to share, but will have to break my natural stream-of-consciousness writing style and create a series of posts to avoid publishing tomes. This is still a blog, after all … Perhaps a good place to … Continue reading

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TIME TO FACE THIS WIKILEAKS – CLINTON THING

Peeps, I understand where you’re coming from. Like you, I cringe at the thought of Donald Trump becoming the next US President. I’m also not a fan of electing Hillary Clinton because I can envision a fresh round of war-ravaged … Continue reading

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