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Where Are The Watchmen – Part 3

With the little breath remaining of the watchmen, they are fighting back. It’s hard; they’re already down but they’re not willing to call it quit. Their job is not finished. To most Republicans, reality doesn’t matter; translation, news doesn’t either. I am not making that up. The latest survey reported that most Republicans trust words…

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Did Roger Ailes Kill The Watchmen?

Twenty (20) years ago (on October 1996), the Australian born Rupert Murdoch, a media mogul, founded Fox News to counter CNN. So he said. After immediately appointing Roger Ailes as permanent CEO of the network, the focus immediately turned to making Fox the most profitable news networks. There lies the number one problem in the…

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Where Are The Watchmen?

  It’s not about the movie; sorry to disappoint you. It’s about something much, much more important. It’s about the fate of the country; it’s about those who are supposed to watch out for signs of impending danger. Well, it’s about the watchmen. What happens when the watchmen decide not to watch, become lazy at…

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Can Donald Trump Be A Good President?

  With the shadow of his inauguration overcoming everything else happening in the country and across the world, it is quite appropriate to ponder over what it means for Donald Trump to occupy in the Oval Office. Is there any chance at all that Donald Trump may become a good president? The people who got him…

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Common Sense for Idiots

Chris Christie is big … on common sense. In my eyes, he has redeemed himself from the terrible mistake of endorsing Donald Trump. Redemption is not eternal, you know. Whether it was a financial calculation or a lightning bolt of common sense which has struck the New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie has signed into law…

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Deplorables At The Gate

Republicans, well most Republicans, have no right to associate themselves with patriotism; in fact, they should not even be allowed to use the word, for they have proven beyond any doubt that patriotism is not their “thing”. I mentioned several times (here, here, here, here; actually I lost count) in this blog that Republicans are actually…