HEADLINES FROM WORLD PRESS

We offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Mystery Man”

The guy who places his name in the sweepstakes for the Republican nomination.

Sweden,Local: “Coming Up Short”

I do not think 16 candidates for the presidency are sufficient choices for America.

France, Connexion: “End Mixed Marriages”

Do not allow males to marry female horses?

Turkey, Hurriyet: “Golden Toilet Seat”

Definitely the only one that Donald Trump would sit on.

Australia, Canberra Times: “Cheap Work For Sale”

The only kind allowed in America.

Moments To Cherish

The coming months will be filled with interesting events on our political scene. Following are some moments that will fill me with joy.

1. Rotund Chris Christie shouting, “When I mean something, I mean it!”

2. Mike Huckabee getting on his knees to pray to God.

3. Carly Florin on a stage with fifteen men. This definitely makes her come across as beautiful.

4. Ted Cruz appearing wrapped in the Confederate flag.

5. Rick Perry standing next to Rick Santorum which makes it impossible to know which of the Ricks is speaking.

6. Jeb Bush at some moment discussing George Bush.

7. George Pataki just standing there looking like George Pataki.

8. Donald Trump shouting, “I AM the one God desires, I paid him money for the endorsement!”

9. Any words uttered by Ben Carson, at least he adds some color to the event.

10. The custodian of the place who just wandered onto the platform to clean it.

Who CaresAbout Environment?

Just about any article that includes any reference to Justice Anthony Scalia includes a line about his wonderful mind that allegedly is the hallmark of this brilliant legal scholar. Justice Scalia wrote the majority opinion in a decision dealing with efforts to curb pollution. The Environment Protection Agency has been seeking to impose limits as to how business enterprises can pollute. Justice Scalia used the argument that imposing such regulations would impair profits of business. In other words any equation dealing with pollution must take care not to impose restrictions as to how much business enterprises can earn in profit.

This from a man who claims to be a legal scholar. If the issue is preserving this planet,then profits be damned! The only equation worth a damn these days is the one which places survival of the planet first and first and first!

Confederate Flag Is Lowered

Confession. When I was in the US Army during the Korean War most of my buddies were boys from North Carolina or Georgia or Virginia and we usually had humorous encounters about being “Johnny Rebs” or “Damn Yankees.” We did love one another and would never abandon one another but the Johnny Rebs insisted they so loved the Confederate flag. In reality,the only flag they pledged allegiance to was the stars and stripes. I have read about one thousand dealing with the subject of the Civil War. I DO understand the emotions that conflict arouses in many Southern hearts. But, I was part of the process when we integrated the 7th Army in Germany and all my Southern buddies welcomed Negro troops into the barracks and expected those from the South to play on the Confederate team in a basketball game.

On the day Robert E.Lee surrendered his forces, a crowd rushed to the White House. Abraham Lincoln came out. He pointed to a band and said.”Play Dixie.” Playing the song of Johnny Rebs did not mean Lincoln was ignoring slavery. He just wanted everyone to move on from the Civil War.

It is about time all Americans did so.

Chris Christie Throws Body Into Ring

It is Wednesday and we have nothing new to report except the arrival of another clown in the circus that will continue performing until next July. The sound you heard yesterday was the body of Chris Christie informing the world that he is one tough dude who will tell it like it is. My confusion is that here in Chicago Donald Trump told a sell-out crowd that he is the only person in the current circus who not only knows how to perform before an audience but is the only one who can tell it like it is.

There are reports that Governor Christie would rather perform outside the state of New Jersey, given that his approval rate is now about 30% in his home state.The state of New Jersey is heavily in debt due to the work of Governor Christie and people are bored to death with his alleged
“toughness.” Most believe he is more akin to a bully than to a statesman.

Anyway, he is another candidate who has reached the 2% level which means he will be on the Fox News Secondcomedy program.

AIPAC Strikes Again

In 1967, Israel armed forces launched a surprise attack upon several Arab nations including Jordan and Egypt. Historians even today argue as to whether or not there was a real threat of an attack by Egypt upon Israel. It is doubtful if we ever will know the real story regarding a possible secret attack by Egyptian forces. But, we do know that when Israel captured what is known as the “West Bank”(then part of Jordan) it was assuming control of a Palestine area the UN in 1948 assigned to Palestinians. Israel “supporters” and personally doubt if these people actually support an Israel goal of living at peace with Arab nations, insist the Israel government has a right to occupy and posses the West Bank. I gather that God assigned this piece of Earth to Jews.

Republicans and Democrats in Congress added an item to a trade bill with Europe which requires American officials to lobby Europeans to end boycotts of Israel goods from the West Bank. Talk about intruding in the affairs of other sovereign nations! President Obama justifiably was critical of this blatant attack upon the right of European nations to make foreign policy decisions. Some Israelis insist that God is on their side, just as the Ted Cruz crowd believe God is on THEIR side.

We do know that God is really on the side of Donald Trump.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 24 year old mind trapped in an 84 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

My dream is to hear the conversation between God and Donald Trump.

The Republican nightmare is having Trump on a stage with other presidential candidates.

There is no question that Donald Trump is the Christmas gift to all gag writers.

I wonder how Donald talks with his children?

Does Donald say, “I trump you” while playing cards?

I would so enjoy hearing a conversation between Trump and Justice Scalia.

I assume Donald is the one who says, “God Bless You.” That is, to God.

Donald Is Upset

There are moments when I would so wish to be a bug who resides inside the head of Donald Trump in order to grasp the working of a mind that is intent on winning the nomination for president. The other day he informed America that hordes of Mexicans were swarming over the border and “they are bringing drugs, crime and rapists” into our fair nation. NBC reacted with vengeance and made clear to the Trump man that his services were no longer needed and he could pack up his Mss America and Miss Universe events and no longer come to their TV studios. “At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are the cornerstone of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statement by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationships with Mr. Trump.”

This is shocking news for those who believe in the Trump man.I strongly support the efforts of Donald Trump to run for president. Just imagine, each day he is in the race, anyone writing about politics has a material for comic comments. Of course, the Donald Man is upset at the “weak and foolish” ideas of NBC. OH,and Donald wants all them rapists and drug lords to know that “I love Mexican people.”

Bad Days For True Believing Justices

These are not the best of times nor are they the times of justice according to several members of the Supreme Court. The odd guy out, Justice Kennedy once again joined them damn liberals to protect the rights of American citizens. For over forty years, the Supreme Court has been defending the rights of women to have an abortion. Of course, along the way of fighting for women rights some of our more conservative justices have increasingly been moving in the direction of limiting abortion rights.

The state of Texas has been diligently working on laws that would restrict abortion rights. The latest gambit was to pass a law that,in effect, prevented doctors and abortion centers to offer abortion. However, good old Justice Kennedy joined liberal judges in a 5-4 decision that prevents the closure of abortion clinics in Texas. I assume Justice Scalia will provide more of his pseudo legal ideas about his version of our Founding Fathers. Of course, Jefferson and Hamilton and Washington wanted unlimited money spent on elections. I would so love Justice Scalia to show us those words.

Educating Russian Youth

It was my assumption that Russian schools devoted at least an hour a day educating children to love and obey the Great Leader. Of course,whine comes to Mother Russia there is only one Man who is fit to lead the nation and his initials are–VP. For some strange reason the guy in charge of Russian education, Dimitry Lianov, is urging teachers to focus on educating children about the dangers of extremists.” Students should know how to avoid becoming victims of radical Islamist recruiters,and whom to turn to in the event of encountering such a situation.”

1. Kids,remember that extremism is OK if this idea comes from you know who in Moscow.

2. It is NOT an example of extremism to beat up gay guys and lesbian gals. They really enjoy getting the shit kicked out of them.

3. If you spot anyone who makes negative remarks about the Great Leader then you can take extreme measures to silence this person.

Always remember that extremism in defense of our Great Leader is the good kind of extremism!