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Defining Trump

FROM MY CORNER: Knocking off an Iranian General

Howell Hurst Defining Trump, Terrorism, War and Organized Mayhem

January 3, 2020 Our stalwart leader has demonstrated his macho, I see. I don’t know whether to smirk cynically, grin grimly, or laugh darkly. My initial gut thought was: “Well, this could motivate all worldwide political points of view to collaboratively launch the 21st Century’s own World War III, couldn’t it?” Immediately followed with: “Now,… continue reading »

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, 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, New Words for Our Dictionary

Howell Hurst American News, Defining Trump, People Politics, Refugees

FROM MY CORNER New Words for Our Dictionary (NOUN) TRUMPISTRY. The conspiratorial behavior of an autocratic leader traitorously currying the favor and alliance of other despotic leaders to personally benefit all of them by jointly consolidating their power over the citizens they are pledged to protect.  (VERBS) TO TRUMPIFY. To act in multitudinous ways to… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Where Are The Christians?

Howell Hurst American News, Defining Trump, Humans, People, People Politics, Poverty, Refugees, Trump

Thousands of refugees fleeing from known dangers in their home countries are desperate. In Catholic Mexico, in Christian United States, millions taught as children to do onto others as you would have done unto you, are reported by the press as passively denying these people life-supporting assistance. The refugees are commonly vilified by many as… continue reading »