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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: Report from Europe

Howell Hurst Europe, Humans, People, Trump

Paris . . . December 28, 2019 Fifty seven years ago, 17 years after the end of World War II, when as a young Army Intelligence officer I first arrived in Europe, Paris was still Paris, very French, very much itself. Today, it has become a Paris struggling to retain its own identity under an… 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, 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 »