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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: Life or Nuclear Bombs?

Howell Hurst Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Humans, Poverty, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

The medical aspect of the coming presidential election is intriguing. There are vicious arguments about how much it will cost to continue Obamacare, or to initiate Warren’s and Sanders’s Medicare-for-All. Ignored in the arguments is the vast sum proposed by the Trump administration to totally refurbish our Nuclear arsenal. Lost also is the increased cost… 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 »

FROM MY CORNER: America Today

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, People, Poverty, Refugees, The Border Wall

America has become intellectually corrupt, a rich madman’s paradise. We people are in denial, unable to clearly and thoroughly accept what has happened to it. One cannot take the current situation seriously enough. If one seriously writes about this reality, one is placing oneself in danger from the present authority. Even The New York Times, our… continue reading »