Tag: Donald Trump

The Bookworm Beat 9-8-15 — the “busy world” edition and open thread

My apologies for my blog silence yesterday. I hope to make up for it now with a substantial round-up, some of which I compiled, and some of which comes from a friend who insists on remaining anonymous: Your daily “Hillary is toast” report As you know, Hillary did a national interview —

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Obama the strong leader, Trump the unpredictable one, and the possibility of a non-strike by federal immigration workers

This is a portmanteau post, with several ideas that seemed to flow together.  It begins with today’s news that the Democ-RATS today gave Obama the veto power he needs to override the Senate’s overwhelming disapproval of his Iran Deal. This news meant that a poster that Caped Crusader sent me yesterday resonates more

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The Bookworm Beat 8-26-15 — the “gruesome GoPro” edition and open thread

The revolution will be televised — thoughts on the shooting in Virginia Back in 1969 or 1970, during the height of the 1960s era upheavals, Gil Scott-Heron wrote a poem/song claiming “the revolution will not be televised.” The lyrics implied that the media would be so anodyne that, while revolution

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The Bookworm Beat 7-25-15 — the Lazy, but interesting, edition

As you may have gathered from the number of things we did every day on our recent trip to Virginia and environs, ours was not a restful vacation. I capped off the fatigue with a cold and, since our return, have been having a very hard time motivating myself to

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