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Defense vs Diplomacy

FROM MY CORNER: Who Owns These Rapes?

Howell Hurst Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, People, Poverty, Refugees, Terrorism, War and Organized Mayhem

Among the women, often with children, who have become encamped at our Mexican border, it is reported that many are being raped. It is not a minor issue. It is a major danger for these women stuck in Tijuana. Who do we hold responsible for this? The Mexican government? The American government? Trump? The rapists… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: The Cost of Aging

Howell Hurst Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Military Defense, Poverty, War and Organized Mayhem

What a remarkable experience getting old is. Just about time you learn enough about life to realize how obsolete government is as a means to acquire a degree of security in sharing your country’s wealth, the government finally decides you’re no danger to them anymore. As a senior citizen, you can get away with about… continue reading »

Competing Countries or One World?

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Humans, Military Defense, People Politics, Poverty, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

A recent article in Business Week comments: “There’s no escaping geopolitics.” Joshua Brustein, the writer, is simply saying that the actions of politicians guide – or misguide – what occurs financially (and to a great extent also socially) on the planet. He demonstrates through historical records that your and my financial security depends on the… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: My Exit Strategy Explained

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Constitutional Issue, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Military Defense, People, People Politics, Presidential Election, Trump

Whenever one starts a war with some perceived enemy, it is best to have a plan for finally disengaging from all the blood and gore to safely get back home. My Paris, Madrid, Florence strategy is that idea of how to run my presidential campaign. Let me explain. Since we live in the digital age,… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: New Year’s Resolutions

Howell Hurst Climate, Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Homelessness, People, People Politics, Poverty, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

I’ve been thinking lately (always a dangerous occupation) and I think it’s time we got a head start on our New Year’s Resolutions. Just like the number of months in a year and the number of disciples of the spiritual leader of our most popular religion, I’ve come up with an even dozen. Here are… continue reading »