Monthly Archives: April 2016

This isn’t how a major American newspaper should be making its point

The Boston Globe got some blow back last Sunday for creating a mock front page for April 9, 2017, demonstrating what life might be like if Donald Trump were our President. This wasn’t done on April 1st, but just on … Continue reading

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A 17-year old shouldn’t be prosecuted for this

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts heard a case yesterday involving one teen encouraging another teen to go ahead and commit suicide, which he eventually did. She is arguing that she shouldn’t be prosecuted for this criminally, and I agree. … Continue reading

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It’s been too long a campaign already

A Presidential campaign in the United States is much too long. We already know that. In countries like the Great Britain and Canada, elections for Prime Minister last a matter of weeks or maybe months. No more than that. So … Continue reading

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What the major candidates are proposing for their tax plans

A few days back Tom Ashbrook focused his program on the competing tax plans of the major Republican and Democratic candidates for President (or at least the ones who are still standing). What’s clear is that the differences between the … Continue reading

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File this one under Strange Alliances

File this one under strange alliances. I read recently that: Jerry Hall, Mick Jagger’s ex, is now married to Rupert Murdoch. Wendi Deng, Rupert Murdoch’s ex, is now dating Vladimir Putin. Seriously? The lives of the rich and famous are … Continue reading

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