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WELCOME TO A NEW BANNANA REPUBLIC: THE U.S.A.!

WELCOME TO A NEW BANNANA REPUBLIC: THE U.S.A.!

Yesterday,  Wednesday, January 6, 2021, marked the shocking events which normally occur only in Third World and Banana Republic areas of the world. In addition, it involved both Washington’s: Washington DC and Olympia Washington. We witnessed out of control mobs taking over the legislative building and trying to take over government to restore Trump to office.  The rioters were egged on by the president of the United States, who has spent weeks falsely attacking the integrity of the election and…

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THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS & HIS DISHONEST ELECTION RESULT SCAM

THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS & HIS DISHONEST ELECTION RESULT SCAM

The results are not in doubt. The 2020 presidential election results are not remotely close between the two candidates in the popular vote. Biden leads Trump by nearly 6 million votes. While the electoral college of electors do not vote until December 14, there is no question about the winner of electoral votes. Before all of the states have certified Joe Biden has won 306 to Donald Trump’s 232 electoral votes, a substantial victory for Biden. And, what was President…

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WHAT DID YOU THINK ABOUT THE SECOND PRESIDENTIAL “DEBATE”?

WHAT DID YOU THINK ABOUT THE SECOND PRESIDENTIAL “DEBATE”?

What did you think about last night's second and last presidential, so-called, debate? Here is my reaction to what I saw on television last night. You should know that it comes from someone who has already voted for Joe Biden, but here's what I thought. Who Won? I don't think it made any difference as far as influencing the great majority of voters. I can't imagine anyone, who after all of this time, hasn't already long ago made up their…

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH APPOINTING JUDGE BARRETT TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT?

WHAT’S WRONG WITH APPOINTING JUDGE BARRETT TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT?

I think the political reality is that if the Democrats had been in control within a few weeks of a presidential election, they very likely would gone ahead and confirmed their selection of a Supreme Court justice before the election just like the GOP is doing now. My problem is the offensive hypocritical conduct of the GOP leadership this year in contrast to the last appointment. The GOP two leaders responsible this are the chairman of the judiciary committee overseeing…

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DON’T PAY ANY ATTENTION TO THAT MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN – PRESIDENT TRUMP AS OUR “LAW AND ORDER” PRESIDENT

DON’T PAY ANY ATTENTION TO THAT MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN – PRESIDENT TRUMP AS OUR “LAW AND ORDER” PRESIDENT

Should we be concerned about illegal rioting, looting and arson in America cities? Yes, of course. Has there been a failure at all levels of government to deal effectively with the situation? Obviously. Is this a problem that involves the president of the United States? Yes, both Donald Trump and Joe Biden agree it is a responsibility of the president. In considering which of the two candidates is most likely to remedy the situation as president, the past history is…

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SEATTLE MAYOR DURKAN AND THE CHIEF OF POLICE ARE STILL “MISSING IN ACTION” – LIKE NERO FIDDLING WHILE ROME BURNS

SEATTLE MAYOR DURKAN AND THE CHIEF OF POLICE ARE STILL “MISSING IN ACTION” – LIKE NERO FIDDLING WHILE ROME BURNS

Unless you have been living in a cave, everyone knows about what was called the "Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone" (CHAZ)" and is now known as the "Capitol Hill Occupied protest (CHOP)." The city area involved originally covered six city blocks and a park. Protesters of the George Floyd killing created it on June 8th.The Seattle Police Department blocked the protesters access to this area of the city who wanted access to the city police precinct building located there. The police…

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STOP CLAPPING

STOP CLAPPING

Catherine Rampell of the Washington Post wrote a column “Don’t ever be the first to stop applauding.” It dealt with the standing ovations for Joseph Stalin out of fear of stopping to applaud his speeches. She describes the consequences for being the first to stop applauding. She recounts this from Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s “The Gulag  Archipelago” an illustration of this truth:  "At the conclusion of the conference, a tribute to Comrade Stalin was called for. Of course, everyone stood up (just…

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DONALD TRUMP ONCE AGAIN CLAIMS POWERS NOT FOUND IN THE CONSTITUTION

DONALD TRUMP ONCE AGAIN CLAIMS POWERS NOT FOUND IN THE CONSTITUTION

Just when I had made up my mind not to write about the coronavirus or President Trump, Mr. Trump has done it again. I can't sit silent when he once again attacks reporters for asking relevant questions with a childish tantrum and while  so badly mistaken about his constitutional power. On Monday President Trump conducted a shouting exchange with reporters involving name calling and interrupting. He took the occasion to repeatedly claim he had the ultimate  and final power to compel…

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ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC DEBATE IS OVER. WHAT DID YOU LEARN?

ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC DEBATE IS OVER. WHAT DID YOU LEARN?

I'm nor sure why I watched another Democratic debate last night. Having watched the previous debates, I didn't expect to learn anything helpful. Yet I decided to watch it anyway. It's sort of like not being able to not watch a replay video of a train wreck – morbid curiosity?  Everyone who also watched will have their own viewpoint, but here's mine. To start with, in evaluating candidates,  I think you have to keep in mind the distinction between those…

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TELLING THE TRUTH ABOUT DONALD TRUMP DOESN’T CHANGE ANYTHING, BUT IT CAN BE ENTERTAINING

TELLING THE TRUTH ABOUT DONALD TRUMP DOESN’T CHANGE ANYTHING, BUT IT CAN BE ENTERTAINING

We all know the extraordinary record regarding the crowd of people Donald Trump has selected for administration posts and praised as exceptionally qualified for the position only to fire them a short time later or have them resign.This never ending rotation of people first in his favor and shortly thereafter attacked by him as utterly unqualified and then totally contemptible reminds me of Shakespeare's play of Henry VIII. There is the famous speech of Wolsey about his downfall from favor…

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