Government, Politics and Law

BBC NEWS –  September 24, 2017

There are concerns that the escalating rhetoric could lead to one side misinterpreting the other, with dangerous consequences.

Sticks and stones may break your bones,

But, these words risk making killing zones.


Financial Times – September  20,  2017

Donald Trump warned Pyongyang that America would “totally destroy” North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies.

Teddy Roosevelt was quite effective and more politic.

He said, “Speak SOFTLY and carry a big stick.”



“They have many options for Venezuela — and, by the way, I’m not going to rule out a military option,” Trump told reporters at his private golf club in New Jersey on Friday evening

With myriad problems to rack us,
Let’s not add an attack on Caracas.




The Street Journal  – August 16, 2017

President Donald Trump, and a combative a news conference on Tuesday, defended his response to the racially charged protests over the weekend, saying both sides were to blame for the clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia .

Twisted thinking has got him,

In a furious RACE to the bottom.



The Wall Street Journal – July 25, 2017

Americans, reputed to be the most litigious people in the world, or filing far fewer lawsuits… A host of factors are fueling the decline, including state restrictions on litigation, the increasing cost of bringing suits, improved auto safety and. Longcampaign by business to turn public opinion against plaintiffs in their lawyers.

For lawyers, disaster; financially scorcherous,
If our country is truly becoming less “TORTurous.”