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FROM MY CORNER:Whee!War!Whoopee!

Howell Hurst Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Military Defense, War and Organized Mayhem

Mr. Putin’s Ukraine escapade has obviously excited China’s war imagination. American Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan has increased its fervor. The only word I can come up with from my limited vocabulary to describe this phenomenon is: “Dumb.” “Dumb.” There is no finer word to accurately describe it. “Dumb.” “Dumb.” “Dumb.” The leaders of the… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: A Rational Perspective

Howell Hurst Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Poverty

How Americans habitually ignore the fact that 20% of their fellow citizens remain desperately poor, poorly educated, frequently homeless, barely hanging onto life in this immensely rich land never ceases to astound me. Giant American Corporations sit on trillions of dollars of accumulated profits, commonly stored in offshore tax havens and the U.S. government hoards… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER:Corporare Capitalist Homelessness

Howell Hurst Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Education, Homelessness, People Politics, Police, Poverty

Over one quarter of all land in America is owned and held off the active housing market in America by the Federal government – allegedly, but not all actually, designated protective nature habitat. More is owned by State, County, City Governments, and Corporations. The balance is owned by Real Estate Companies and Individuals. About one… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER:Old New Commentaries

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Defense vs Diplomacy, Economy & Finance, Military Defense, People Politics, War and Organized Mayhem

Looking over previous notes, I see a couple of FROM MY CORNER’S that never made it to this. Blog site. So, to correct that, here they are, although some out out of psynch with real time. Missed Commentary Nr. One: FROM MY CORNER Our Ultimate Future? The unique American writer Joan Didion once wrote, “Las… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Putin’s Military Terrorism

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Military Defense, Terrorism, War and Organized Mayhem

Only two people responded to my last commentary on Putin’s Ukraine/Free World War. One was a woman, who agreed we must make plain to Putin that NATO and the free world are not afraid of him militarily. The other said he does not want to take on Putin in this “Proxy” war. All other of… continue reading »