Category Archives: Commentary

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LA Times: The Problem with President Donald Trump.

Finally, the 4th estate exhibits it’s responsibility to the people of this nation and the world  to work for the greater good with this series of sharply critical but true articles about President Donald Trump. A series of Times editorials: … Continue reading

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Is Donald Trump Going To Get Us Into War?

I recommend that you be aware of techniques used by dictators. Techniques of Dictatorships When a dictator’s political approval rating plummets, one technique to get the nation to follow him/her is to create, find or use a real enemy and … Continue reading

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Left & Right Wing U. S. Politics – Simplified

A me economy that follows a non positive cycle where the masses of people have less to spend and less rewards may stall and diminish the nation. Continue reading

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Why It Is Not Wise To Say “Islamic Terrorism”.

The right wing conservatives it seems have a low IQ level so if you are in that category, let me tell you the logic for not specifying “Islamic terrorism”. A darn good reason is that ISIS makes some claims that help it gain recruits and die hard followers. Put simply for my Republican friends, they gain members if it is perceived that Islam is under attack. For the president of the United States to use the term “Islamic terrorism” seems to paint all individuals who practice Islam as being a terrorist. Continue reading

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Shocking Observation, October 2015

He said that he canceled his subscription. I asked why and he said he was getting tired of all the negative news. That’s interesting because just a few days prior I really got the same feeling after looking over that day’s paper. Just a few days later, October 8, 2015, I talked to my next door neighbor and he too has dropped out from following the news. Continue reading

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Me vs We Views Impact Social, Political And Personal Outcomes.

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series ME vs WE

There are two basic forms of political views and philosophy that may result in different political parties. This is very close to be the situation in the United States but it also works for other nations, too. The concept starts out being extremely simple to conceptualize. The first is the view of “ME” a rather self centered view. The second view is “WE” which tends to include people outside my family, tribe and state. Continue reading

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Open letter to Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz – by Ani Zonneveld

Ani Zonneveld sent an open letter to the current Saudi King. She “has correctly highlighted Saudi Wahabism as a major source of extremism and the foundations for terrorist groups like ISIS.” Continue reading

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Firing Of Carmen Aristegui May Reveal Much More.

In studying sociology I found a singular concept that almost works like a tool to uncover hidden knowledge.  That concept is called “empirical indicator”.   This means “what we see” thus “shows us” something else.  The idea is that there can … Continue reading

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Ian Masters Radio Show Segment: The Magnificent Seven with Professor Lawrence Wilkerson

Lawrence Wilkerson, the former Chief of Staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell joins Ian Masters to discuss his article at The Huffington Post “The Magnificent Seven”  What is shocking in the radio segment is Mr. Wilkerson is … Continue reading

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The Alleged Hypocrisy Of The New York Federal Reserve Exposed.

This American Life served up a rather shocking view, September 26, 2014, showing us an  inside view of the inner workings of  the New York Federal Reserve that appears to reveal how some administrators exhibit weakness and seem warm to … Continue reading

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