Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Merit-ocratic States of America

The United States isn’t very united these days, and President Trump’s selections for his cabinet suggest he is a strong believer in meritocracies. Per the Cambridge English Dictionary, a meritocracy is “a social system, society, or organization in which people … Continue reading

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Insidious!

That may one day be the title of the unauthorized account of the Trump presidency. And, of course, President Trump would likely sue the author. As you may have guessed, I’m not feeling very “glass half-full” at the moment. The … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Power of Negative Thinking

I don’t want you to read more into this post because it was written on Inauguration Day. I am simply shining a light on how positive and negative thinking were used together to get Donald Trump elected. My only concern … Continue reading

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Extreme Conservative Governance (ECG)

I’m coining a new term today – Extreme Conservative Governance, or ECG for short. I realize ECG is already taken by electrocardiogram, but since they more often use EKG for the same thing, I think they can share. Extreme Conservative … Continue reading

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A Call to Action – Even Easier

I was a bit too wordy with yesterday’s post. In brief, I am asking you all to write to your senators as ask them to be protectors for the American people against actions taken by House Republicans, which so far … Continue reading

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A Call to Action Made Easy

I am very concerned about the early actions taken by the House of Representatives in this young 115th Congress. They attempted to remove independent ethical oversight of their actions and they have broken from years of fiscal responsibility rules by … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and Nazi Germany

I have a Twitter account, but I’m rarely on it. I know it is a tool I should use to expand the reach of this blog, but I haven’t had time yet. What I did this morning, however, is follow … Continue reading

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Voting Against One’s Best Interests

Nissan and their suppliers employ about 30,000 people in the English city of Sunderland. Before the Brexit vote in June 2016, voters were warned about likely economic damage from a “Leave” campaign victory. The “Yes” vote won and 61.3% of … Continue reading

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The Myth of Republican Fiscal Responsibility

There were many polls leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election and in the vast majority of them, the American people expressed their beliefs that the Republican Party was a better choice to deal with the economy. As an … Continue reading

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