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War and Organized Mayhem

FROM MY CORNER: Who Owns These Rapes?

Howell Hurst Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, People, Poverty, Refugees, Terrorism, War and Organized Mayhem

Among the women, often with children, who have become encamped at our Mexican border, it is reported that many are being raped. It is not a minor issue. It is a major danger for these women stuck in Tijuana. Who do we hold responsible for this? The Mexican government? The American government? Trump? The rapists… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: The Cost of Aging

Howell Hurst Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Military Defense, Poverty, War and Organized Mayhem

What a remarkable experience getting old is. Just about time you learn enough about life to realize how obsolete government is as a means to acquire a degree of security in sharing your country’s wealth, the government finally decides you’re no danger to them anymore. As a senior citizen, you can get away with about… continue reading »

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 »