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2020 Presidential Election

FROM MY CORNER: 2nd Paris Report

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Europe, People Politics, Poverty, Presidential Election, Refugees, Trump

January 1, 2020 . . . New Year’s eve day in Paris was very cold, but sunny and clear. Today, it is warmer, but overcast with no sun. I wonder is this some sort of omen for 2020? The New York Times International Edition’s headlines since I arrived imply a similar forecast. December 24:“Ransomed at… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Politics, Philosophy, The Coloring of America 2020, and Beyond

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Constitutional Issue, Economy & Finance, Impeachment, People Politics

The process of impeaching Mr. Trump is akin to impeaching the Republican-controlled Senate. That statement is not based on legal precedent. Rather, it is based on what we may assert is a philosophical basis; it is not a tangible act as much as it is a theoretical concept. What do I mean? I mean the… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Thinking Out Loud Again

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Defining Trump, People Politics, Racism

I’ve been thinking, and that’s always a dangerous occupation. Note Mr. Trump’s recent experience with it: he sees four off-white ladies’ faces in congress and Tweets they should return to their own countries instead of criticizing America. The problem: three of them were born in America, and one is a fully naturalized citizen. So we… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Trump is The issue

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Defining Trump, People Politics, Presidential Election, Racism, Refugees

Donald Trump is The Political Issue of the 2020 presidential election. Most Democratic candidates have defined some other issue as their main thrust: his climate change denial, blocking immigration, bashing Islamism, fundamental racism, increased nuclear spending, environmental degradation, corporate tax largesse, Obama Care opposition, Saudi Arabia coziness, the Yemen war and its subsequent child starvation,… continue reading »