Government, Politics and Law

The Wall Street Journal – January 18, 2019

Big vote loss for UK’s prime minister raises new uncertainty ahead of Britain’s EU exit date.

Parliament has decided to hex it,
This contentious version of Brexit.









Reuters – December 17, 2018

“I am proud to shut down the government for border security,” Trump told House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer. Since then, a senior House Republican aide said his party was “in a pickle” over how to keep the government open.

What kind of “pickle” goes well with “power?”

The answer undoubtedly is SOUR!


{ 0 comments } -October 18, 2018

In the age of Trump, “truths,” “lies,” “real,” “fake,” “means,” “ends,” are merely words, the rhetorical stuff of a hypnotic spectacle sufficiently entertaining and profitable enough (including for the “fake news”) to keep a significant part of the US population in a state of cognitive, psychological, moral, and political incoherence, if not utterly abject confusion.

“I cannot tell a lie”
G. Washington (it’s said) asserted.
A simple, quaint objective
That Washington (DC) has deserted???


BBC News –  November 26. 2018

US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on a report by his own government warning of devastating effects from climate change.
Asked outside the White House about the findings that unchecked global warming would wreak havoc on the US economy, he said: “I don’t believe it.”

The numbers in CONGRESS are rearranging.

Trump will see that “the climate IS changing.”


AP- October 27,  2018

The volatile tribalism now so ingrained in American life will eventually right itself, says Robb Willer, a sociology professor at Stanford University, but not until the public decides it’s had enough and stops rewarding politicians who use incendiary language and demonize the other.

Has “Make America Great Again”
Morphed into “Make America HATE Again.”