Monthly Archives: September 2020

Our Hypocrisy is not like theirs, part 24

It wasn’t in the least bit unexpected, but the speed at which Mitch McConnell overthrew his alleged principles really was breath-taking. He wasn’t the only one. We also had Senator Lindsay Graham, who in 2016 invited us to hold his … Continue reading

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Donald Trump keeps arguing with his own scientists about when a coronavirus vaccine will be ready

My father was born in 1927 in pre-Hitler Germany.  In 1939, when he was 12, he decided he wanted to be a physicist.[1] I always found his choice of profession to be fascinating, because physics is probably the least political … Continue reading

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What’s the meaning of the “Abraham Accords” normalizing relations between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain?

Yesterday we had the spectacle of the signing of the “Abraham Accords” – which is the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates on the one hand, and also separately the full normalization of relations between … Continue reading

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The Susan Rice, Samantha Power and Michael Cohen autobiographies underscore the difference between Obama and Trump

Over the last week, while on vacation, I happened to read the autobiographies of Susan Rice, Samantha Power, and Michael D. Cohen. Susan Rice, as most people know, was on Joe Biden’s short list for Vice-President.  A national security “Wunderkind,” … Continue reading

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Did President Drumpf really call military veterans “suckers” and “losers?”

An article published in the Atlantic on September 3, 2020, made the explosive charges that President Drumpf had called military veterans, including deceased military veterans “suckers” and “losers” over the course of the last few years. Why is this information … Continue reading

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Republican are drooling crazy mad because Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a hair appointment in San Francisco this week

Republican are drooling crazy mad because Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a hair appointment in San Francisco this week. So let’s get this out of the way: was that a mistake? Sure it was. Pelosi should have known better. If she … Continue reading

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Jacob Blake vs. Kyle Rittenhouse (see any difference?)

As most people know by now, a man named Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back in Kenosha, Wisconsin on the afternoon of Sunday, August 23, 2020. Then, on Tuesday night, August 25, 2020 Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year … Continue reading

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What’s at stake in this election: Decency vs. Indecency

We’ve now had the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention, and it’s pretty clear what is at stake: decency vs. indecency. The Democratic National Convention The DNC was basically selling Joe Biden as a nice guy, a human … Continue reading

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