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War and Organized Mayhem

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: 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: 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: Why No Adult Presidenrtial Campaigning?

Howell Hurst Climate & Environment, Corona Virus, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, Military Defense, Nature, People, People Politics, Presidential Election, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

The over-all content of both the American Democrat and Republican campaigns is supremely immature. Neither candidate nor any of his supporting speakers is articulating the most vital issues facing the nation and the world today. There is no over-all comprehensive picture being drawn by either party of the strategies they propose to bring our country… continue reading »