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Presidential Election

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: Putting on Airs?

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Corporate Avarice, Defining Trump, Digital Hell, People, People Politics, Presidential Election, Trump

A trait that has become all too prevalent in America is arrogance. When I was a young mid-1960’s soldier stationed in Europe, it was common among my fellow Intelligence mates to share that we could all identify Americans walking down the street two blocks away. Their pretentious strut among the unobtrusive Europeans was so obvious:… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: A Letter from Margie Kepler McCormick

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, People Politics, Presidential Election, Women's Issues

Margie took to heart my request to write the publisher of The New York Times– and flew with it! May it inspire all of you to do the same. Become a political activist! Strike a blow for dissenting mischief! Let Mr. Sulzberger know you think he ought to report on at least one independent presidential… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: A Humble Proposal to You

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Defining Trump, Military Defense, People Politics, Presidential Election, Trump, War and Organized Mayhem

NBC quotes our fluidly articulate leader this week as having proclaimed: “It’s a disgrace what ‘s happening in this country. Other than that, I wish everyone a very merry Christmas.” For one of the few times it’s ever happened, I agree with him. What the disgrace is, I suspect we may disagree on. See, I… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Want to Help Secure the Homeland?

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, People Politics, Presidential Election, Refugees, Trump

If securing the homeland, as Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump contend is so important – which they demand requires a border wall – why is it that they can so effortlessly shut down Homeland Security by closing the government? Should we ever shut down government, further dismembering the diplomatic corps of our State Department, closing… continue reading »