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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 »

FROM MY CORNER: The Puzzle of Trump

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Defining Trump, Presidential Election, Trump

The handful of my colleagues who for whatever reasons admire Donald Trump puzzle me to the core of my being. They consist of at least one semi-professional lover of the madcap digital culture, two are private businessmen, and a handful of others are, I have decided, simply simple. The presidential debate impressed me as almost… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Hyping the Presidency

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Climate & Environment, Corona Virus, Homelessness, Humans, People Politics, Presidential Election, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

Both Trump and Biden send me money-begging emails daily.  I’m on Biden’s mailing list because some time in the past I registered as a Democrat. I’m on Trump’s mailing list because I recently subscribed to the conservative Washington Examiner.I changed from Independent to Democrat once to be able to vote in some primary that required… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: My Wall Street Journal Attack

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Corona Virus, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, People Politics, Poverty

Carmel, CA . . .  August 19, 2020  A business colleague of mine some short time past suggested I try an online subscription of the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ is owned by the extreme rightist publishing mogul Rupert Murdoch. I was highly skeptical. Particularly, because my Murdoch aficionado and I utterly disagree with one… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Us People Are Ridiculous

Howell Hurst American News, Climate & Environment, Corona Virus, Corporate Avarice, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People Politics, Refugees, The Border Wall, Trump

The human animal is a damfoolish creature. Take our own country. American vegetable producers and fruit growers have long complained that they do not have enough laborers to harvest their beans and berries. They are forced to throw a lot of it away. Can’t get it sold. Simultaneously, our president blocks at our southern border… continue reading »