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Refugees

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: The Good News

Howell Hurst American News, Climate & Environment, Constitutional Issue, Defining Trump, Homelessness, Humans, People Politics, Racism, Refugees, Terrorism, Trump, War and Organized Mayhem, What Supremacists, Women's Issues

Yes, I know I am frequently complaining about the state of the world – all the wars, the literally millions who die from them, warriors, women, children, about homeless veterans, starving refugees – but today I am shifting course. The future of America has just now infiltrated the halls of congress: many women, African Americans,… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Get The Handcuffs!

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

Who let this petulant, pettifogging, immature, infantile, juvenile, callow, childlike, bullying, little-boy-white-collar-narcissistic goon into The White House? He keeps thousands of people without pay for two weeks, largely disables Homeland Security, National Parks, and other basic functions – just because he cannot get a wall that two-thirds of the country is against. In the name… 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 »

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 »