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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, 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 »

FROM MY CORNER: A Woman to Watch

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

It looks like the presidential race may be quite a street fight this year. Even some Republicans think they may challenge Mr. T. for the oval office. That’s a good sign to my way of thinking. Should another Republican win, hopefully he/she will at least not be an egomaniac. However, the Democrats are potentially positioned… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, A Common Sense Readjustment

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Defining Trump, Humans, People Politics, Presidential Election, Trump

When I first proposed to create an independent writer’s presidential campaign, I thought it would be an effective literary device from which to criticize Trump and the Corporatization of the entire Washington establishment. I’ve changed my mind. It has not proven effective. Why? I think it is simply because so many people are critical of… continue reading »