We Have Met The Enemy …

It is impossible to overstate what Trump has dismantled in the last 16 months.

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… And He Is Us

Some may think that I am over-reacting when I say that Donald Trump, with his decisions last week to renege on the Iran nuclear deal and to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, has seriously jeopardized our relationship with our allies abroad.  I realize that I am sometimes considered, especially by my republican friends, to be a purveyor of ‘gloom and doom’, an alarmist.  But this morning I was directed to an article in the German publication, der Spiegel, a well-respected publication, that reinforces my opinion.  I think it is very important that we, as citizens not only of the United States, but also of the world, realize and comprehend just what we have lost, what our friends think of us now.  One can criticize ‘globalism’ as much as one likes, but the reality is that we are living in a global world, we…

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Friends Don’t Let Friends … Vote For Trump

It’s all terrifying and real. A pox on the Republican Party for what it’s done to my country.

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More than once I have mentioned that our allies “across the pond” are horrified by and in fear of the mere thought of a Trump presidency.  How could they not be, when he has vowed to exit NATO and refuse to go to the aid of our allies until he had a chance to “look at the situation”, meaning make sure that they were not in debt to us at all, before committing aid?  His hatred, his racism, and now his immigration policies are all contrary to our good relations with the EU and others, notably Mexico.  But, while I had bits and pieces upon which to base this opinion, I stumbled across an article in der Spiegel, a German publication known for its serious and reliable investigative reporting, that confirmed everything I have been saying.  I don’t usually do this, but I am posting here the article from der…

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