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War and Organized Mayhem

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: 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: Random End-of-Year Thoughts

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, People, People Politics, Poverty, War and Organized Mayhem

Looking though the several “From My Corner” comments I have placed on Facebook over the years, I happened upon the two items below: one mine, one a quote from a friend of mine. Once I wrote: “Why do we allow the Federal, State, and Local governments to own and control so much land (not all… 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 »