Nobody can “Make America Great Again” … because America Has Never Stopped Being Great! On July 21, 2016, Donald Trump gave his acceptance speech (1:15:34) at the Republican National Convention. In that speech, he painted our country as lawless, disrespected, broken, and under siege … a nightmare reality* that only he can fix. The crowd who had booed Ted Cruz’ suggestion… Continue reading Make America Great Again?
Donald Trump is claiming to be the “Law and Order Candidate”. We’ve heard that before. In 1968, we had two “law and order” candidates … Richard Nixon (Republican Party) and George Wallace (American Independent Party). The third candidate, Hubert Humphrey (Democratic Party), was the then-current Vice President. Richard Nixon had been Dwight Eisenhower‘s Vice President. He ran for President… Continue reading Law and Order
This post is different from most of those that I’ve done so far. It’s more like a diary than an article. It’s a story rather than a rant or remembrance. I began to write on July 3rd. I’ve stopped writing and published because I think Dorothy has finished this first chapter of (what I hope will be)… Continue reading Dorothy
In two of my earlier articles, I showed a graph of data collected by counting PolitiFact.com‘s “Truth-o-meter” ratings of statements made by the then-current Presidential candidates. We’ve narrowed the field to the presumptive candidates for our two major political parties. On Wednesday, July 6th, I trimmed my graph to those two and updated the counts. Do candidates… Continue reading … And the Bleat Goes On
I believe (and hope) that Hillary Clinton will be the 45th President of the United States of America. I decided to send her a letter. Unfortunately, her campaign web site allows only 1000 characters per message. (I guess she’s being extra careful with her e-mail address these days. It’s not posted on the site.) I… Continue reading An Open Letter to Hillary