Category Archives: Veterans

The Children Need Hope

There were millions of people, many who were  supporters of Bernie Sanders who simply did not get enthusiastic about the candidacy of Hillary Clinton. As far as they were concerned, ‘all politicians are the same, makes no difference if a Republican like Trump is president or  a friend of Wall Street  like Hillary Clinton.” Well, they did not vote or they voted for Jill Stein, and they allowed  Donald Trump to become president. I assume none of these people were illegal immigrants nor did any of these people have children who arrived in the US as a child. Donald Trump has promised to deport these children and void the Deferred Action for Childhood program.

Senators Lindsay Graham and John McCain have promised to fight for these children, both are Republicans, but both are decent people. Graham made clear, “this is a test for America, not just Donald Trump. This is a defining moment for who we are as a party,  and who we are as a nation.” Thank God there are Republicans who are enthused about the lives of these children!

Handling Black Children

I currently live in Chicago so my daily newspaper must contain at least one shooting which entails the death of some young black girl or boy. The other day a grandson of a US Congressman was at home when two friends came to visit. Somehow, they wound up arguing about  clothes and a teen girl shot his grandson to death. So, reading this story about a seven year old boy in a Baltimore charter school did not surprise me.

Timothy Korr is seven. He was in a classroom when somehow he got into an argument with a  25  year old tutor, Trayson Gray, and  this argument between a seven year old and a 25 year old escalated into violence. The child wound up with a fractured jaw and two missing teeth. The adult insists the boy hit the wall. Let me get this straight, a grown man can not handle a seven year old boy without the child getting a fractured jaw!!

Women For Trump

It is now clear that 53% of educated college women voted for Donald Trump. We explain why:

1. When he said that he wanted ‘pussy’ he simply meant he wanted to  pet your pussy cat.

2. When he said that Ivanka was a ‘good piece of ass” take that as a compliment by a father about his daughter.

3. When he said if his daughter encountered bigotry at work, she should get another job, he is telling women, that is the solution, who disagrees?

4. Let’s face it, Hillary does not dress well or look attractive.

5. Emails are more important in my life than ideas or policies. I vote from my  heart.

6. His daughters are married to nice men, I want my daughter to marry men like those.

7. To tell the truth, I never did take  science course in college, so  since I am not a scientist…

8. Now, about the emails….

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 26 year old mind trapped in an 86 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

Given the kleptocracy of the Trump family, I wonder if they  will not take White House silverware.

Difficult to imagine Trump and Romney having an intelligent discussion about foreign affairs.

Donald promised he knew more than the generals, I guess that’s why he is appointing generals to position after position.

One must admit that Trump does care about immigrants, he even married one.

We should award a medal to the American who never got tweeted by the new president.

I wonder how Sanders folks who insisted ALL POLITICIANS ARE THE SAME now think?

At this moment, I have more anger and hate for those who did not vote for Clinton than the Trump family.

 

No Gunfight At OK Corral

Police sergeant John Poulos  has been engaged in two rather interesting gun fights over the past two years. This Chicago cop claimed he saw 19 year old Kajuan Ray point a  gun at him twice during  a foot chase in West Englewood.When police arrived at the scene of this ‘shoot-out’ they discovered that Sgt. Poulos had a gun, but could not find the alleged gun of the victim.

Two years ago, Sgt. Poulos shot to death Rickey Rozelle in Chicago after he alleged the victim threatened to kill him and “turned toward me with a shiny metallic object in or near his hand.” Police arrived at the scene of this deadly  gun-fight only to discover A gun, the one that belonged to Sgt. Poulos.

I wonder how Sgt. Poulos  would handle a gun-fight in which both were armed with guns?

On Freedom Of Speech

The American political system depends upon the President displaying a commitment to our Constitution which is based upon the principle of freedom of speech. The Supreme Court has specified that each American has freedom of speech unless their words directly lead to harm to others. The famous doctrine that one can not shout “fire” in a crowded theater since these words could result in panic and death is a fundamental principle of our democracy.

President elect Donald Trump presented his view on freedom of speech. “Nobody  should be allowed to burn the American flag, if they do there must be consequences–perhaps loss of citizenship or a year in jail.” Has this idiot ever read the American Constitution? One can only lose citizenship if one commits treason. We soon will have a president who lacks any understanding of the right of free speech!

Talks With Trumpians

In an endeavor to discover what is really happening within the newly elected Trump administration, I decided to chat with Trump supporters.

M: So, tell me Kellyanne, what about this story regarding Mitt Romney as Secretary of State?

K: Well, Fred, as you know, Mister Trump is America’s leading intellectual leaders. It is not within my realm of expertise to disagree, to dispute any and all decisions he makes. But, Mitt makes me, and other Trump supporters, just ill.

M: Ok, that explains things. What about this recount stuff, and the emails from Mister Trump indicating he is upset.

K: Well, Fred, as you know, Mr. Trump won in a  landslide. It is among the greatest victories in the history of American politics, a real landslide.

M: But, except for the winning margins of George Bush–5 and 35, every other election since 1980, witnessed a victory margin of over one hundred. Why do you call it a landslide?

K: Because it was. When Mr. Trump says he won by a landslide, it is true. Of course, the victory margin in popular votes would have been greater for him, but illegal immigrants and hundreds of thousands came over the Canadian border to vote for Hillary Clinton. If you doubt my statement, just read the Trump emails.

M: I bow to the Trump logic, if he says it was a landslide, who are we to doubt the words of a great American? Tell me,is it true that Mr. Trump plays in the sandbox when he gets angry?

K: Yes, but it is a Great Sandbox, the biggest Sandbox in human history. He so loves to throw dirt at the figures of Romney and Bush and Marco and Hillary, you have to understand he is under great pressure and needs some  physical outlet for his energy.

Why Are Whites Smarter?

I admit to not being the smartest person on this planet so reading and hearing words spoken by neo-Nazi supporters of Donald Trump has clarified some mysteries of life for me.  I was informed by a leading  thinker of the friends of Steve Bannon the reason why those with white skins are smarter, more intelligent and more brilliant scientists than those with darker skin colors.

It has to do with climate. If one lives in a cold climate then one has to plan how to get food when things are too cold to grow. So, one sits around THINKING which means the outcome is something brilliant. Where to store food, how to discover ways of securing food in the winter, and so on. BUT, if one is in the jungles where there is food everywhere, then one’s mental capacities are not challenged. One does NOT THINK. Just pick up the food and eat and eat

I trust this explanation explains why  white skinned folks are smarter than dark skinned folks. Just remember, these are the guys who voted for Donald Trump.

Trump Promises Impossible!

In a video presented to the American people via the Internet, President elect Donald Trump promised to bring back “millions of jobs for coal miners.” He is going to end ‘regulations’ and get coal miners in the millions back to work. Fantastic. Incredible. How many politicians have the economic wisdom of Donald Trump? How many have a grasp of the economic issues confronting the coal industry? NONE!

Oh for the record, there are currently 56,000 coal miners. Of course, Trump wants to bring back ‘millions of jobs’ as were present back in the days before Obama!Oh, for the record, in 1985 there were 178,300 coal mine jobs! The problem, Donald is that western coal is cleaner and that has led to decline of eastern coal jobs. Also, MATH: if coal production rises, then jobs are lost in oil and natural gas industries.  But, then again, I am not a great businessman!

Mike Pence Insulted

Mike Pence and family went to the theater to see the play, ‘Hamilton.’ Tickets are very, very difficult to obtain and most Americans have to wait a year or so to finally see the play. At the conclusion of the play, cast members came out on stage and one read a statement directed at the vice president elect. The statement urged Pence in his new role to “work on behalf of all of us”and seek to end anger and hate in America. Well, to Donald Trump, those were words of anger and hate, and he had to respond: “I hear a highly overrated show demanded an apology from Mike Pence  for their terrible behavior.”

Actually, cast members simply wanted the Trump administration to grasp that others feel “we are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us.” They reflect fears and anxieties from Hispanics, from Muslims, from blacks that the new Trump era heralds a new world in which hatred has official sanction.