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FROM MY CORNER: A Shaman Storms Congress

Howell Hurst American News, Education, People Politics, Prisons & Jails, Terrorism, War and Organized Mayhem

The Congressional attack image making the most lasting impression this week was the shirtless boy in a bear-pelt headdress with bison horns. What will likely happen to this self-proclaimed “Shaman?” When he is convicted (the most probable consequence of his escapade) he will probably take up residence in one of our privately-owned, for-profit prisons. There,… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Where’s America’s Soul?

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Economy & Finance, Military Defense, Uncategorized

REQUEST NR TWO:  I recently asked who would like to continue receiving From My Corner, my occasional social and political commentaries. Out of a couple of hundred I send them to, eight or ten responded with “Yes.” Everybody else was silent. May I suggest that if you do not want to receive them, you answer… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Please give me an answer.

Howell Hurst Uncategorized

  The past four weeks, my blog program and email have not been working  properly. So, I could not send my occasional commentaries.   Would you kindly let me know you received this note?   And  . . .   Please tell me:  would you like to receive From My Corner as I start writing… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Evictions! Evictions! Evictions!

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Corona Virus, Defense Spending, Defining Trump, Homelessness, People Politics, Poverty, Trump

Several million Americans, who’ve lost jobs because of the pandemic, are about to be evicted from their apartments and homes. The House voted $50 Billion to hold these evictions off. However, the present administration will not OK this benefit to renters, mortgage holders, and landlords. Mr. Trump allocates billions to a new Space warfare program,… continue reading »