Monthly Archives: December 2017

Will Trump arrest Mueller?

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Perhaps Trump will not fire Mueller, perhaps he will try to get law enforcement agencies to seize Mueller’s documents and arrest members of his team. Trump is obviously guilty of multiple constitutional and criminal misdeeds and if cornered he is unpredictable. He will not go down easy. Continue reading Will Trump arrest Mueller?

CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity, science-based, evidence-based

I read “CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity,” in yesterday’s Washington Post. While the story is no doubt true I thought at first I was reading The Onion or hearing a George Carlin skit. Continue reading CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity, science-based, evidence-based

Review of Dionne, Mann, & Ornstein’s, “One Nation After Trump”

I just finished One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported by E.J. Dionne, Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein.  The authors were once known as the wise men of Washington, and The New Yorker once called Ornstein and Mann the über-respectables.” Continue reading Review of Dionne, Mann, & Ornstein’s, “One Nation After Trump”

Summary of Existentialism

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[We are] condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, [we are] responsible for everything [we do.] ~ Jean-Paul Sartre

A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. Continue reading Summary of Existentialism