Russia’s Hold On Trump

Allen Clifton wrote an article thanking Fox News’ Shep Smith for standing up to Trump. My comment deserves to be published here as well. I do not think that Trump’s support of Russia is any “one thing,” but rather a collection of multiple things. Even his ego is two things. Here is the list so …

Europe’s Views on Trump and the Sad State Here

Robert B. Reich,┬áis Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He served as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Although I would pull his name out of the hat, since Allen Clifton wrote about him, I do recall the …

The Republican Non-Party

Allen Clifton, Forward Progressives, wrote an article, commenting on a comment that Paul Krugman made regarding Donald Trump and the Republican Party in the New York Times. The revelation by Allen is that the Republican Party is corrupt and not a party. Allen says that we are ignoring the real problem, which is the Republican …

The Possible End of Era Where Everyone Looks Up to Us

Trump is not really the end of an era, as this Politico article mentions, as for years for a variety of reasons, some of our own doing and some not, our influence and leader status diminishes. Every time we show ourselves as a spectacle, we get laughed at and diminished. If we do not have …