Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Terror and Nationalism, “Massive” Tax Cut

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Terror and Nationalism: The Paris police officer killed Thursday by a terrorist on the Champs-Élysées was an openly gay man who had been one of the officers to respond to the mass attack on the Bataclan concert hall in 2015. …

“Greatest Show” Is Over, The Coming Storm

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Show’s Over: After 146 years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, “The Greatest Show on Earth,” announced that with rising costs and diminished public interest, they are putting on their last show in May. It’s the end of …

The Trump Intelligence, Killing Obamacare

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Intel: President-elect Trump is thinking about limiting the power of the Director of National Intelligence and doing some reorganizing, particularly at the CIA, according to some reports. In the meantime, Trump is taking sides with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange …

Storm Sweeps Gulf States, Midnight Heist

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Heavy Weather: A violent storm system swept across Gulf Coast states yesterday bringing tornadoes and flooding. Four people died when a tree fell on a mobile home in Alabama. Some of the heaviest rains are expected tonight in Georgia. Nation: …

New Year’s Eve, Russia With Love

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Happy New Year: Hundreds of thousands of revelers in New York’s Times Square tonight will have to pass through screening and be hemmed in by 65 sand trucks positioned as blast blockers. New York’s Finest is getting the backing of …

Israel to Keep Building, Trump Fixes Everything

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Promised Land: Just days after the UN Security Council denounced Israel for building settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, the government said it is moving ahead to build thousands more homes on disputed land. The city of Jerusalem said it plans …

It’s Christmas Day, and Donald Trump

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Christmas Day: Pope Francis said during a service last night that Christmas has been “taken hostage” by materialism, and that the season needs more humility. Francis said we live in a time “when the lights of commerce cast the light …

Ambassador Assassinated, Trump Elected

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Sarajevo: The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was shot and killed last night while delivering a speech at a photographic exhibition in Ankara. Three other people were wounded. The gunman, a 22-year-old Turkish police officer who was wearing a suit …

The Small President

Thursday, December 15, 2016

No personal slight is too small for the next President of the United States. Donald Trump reopened an old feud this week, tweeting, “Has anyone looked at the really poor numbers of @VanityFair Magazine. Way down, big trouble, dead! Graydon Carter, …

Exxon Boss Named, F-35 in Crosshairs

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Dealmaker: President-elect Trump has named Rex Tillerson, the chief of Exxon Mobil, to be Secretary of State. He has no government or foreign policy experience other than doing business overseas, but appears to be friendly with Russian President Vladimir Putin. …