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FROM MY CORNER: Biden Missed Basic ROTC 101

Howell Hurst American News, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Military Defense, Presidential Election, War and Organized Mayhem

How did Biden so horribly mismanage his abrupt withdrawal from Afghanistan? When I was in Reserve Officers Training Corps in college, it was made piercingly clear that when a U.S. Army force withdraws from combat it will carefully plan how to extract all military equipment. The press video reports  the $Billions of U.S. military equipment… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Biden Missing The Bulls-Eye

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People, People Politics, Poverty, Racial Abuse

The much touted $ Trillion Infrastructure Bill continues the American financial model that taxes us to pay the already-wealthy.  Consider: highways and bridges are built by giant multimillion dollar engineering and construction firms. The $ Billions such firms will receive in an Infrastructure bill will not “trickle down” to the tens of thousands almost about to… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: 2+2=3

Howell Hurst American News, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, Nature, People Politics, Refugees, Trump, War and Organized Mayhem

One third of Americans are in denial. Some of them are relatively close acquaintances of mine. The phone conversations I have with them are deeply unsettling to me. I never could have imagined the gulf of misunderstanding possible between fellow American citizens. I’m referring to the Left vs Right political barbarity, the Republican vs Democrat… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: From Tulsa to Paris

Howell Hurst Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Europe, Nature, People Politics, Racism, Trump

My hometown is Tulsa, Oklahoma, the scene of the worst race massacre of  black Americans. I left Oklahoma 65 years ago to find a different environment for my life. When once I returned to a high school reunion, I again understood why I left in the first place. Oklahoma is often cited by media as… continue reading »