PAUL KRUGMAN: GETTTING IT LEFT AGAIN.

From The New York Times’ resident left-wing financial genius Paul Krugman’s column of November 9th, the day after Donald Trump won election to the presidency – after which the Dow Jones futures dropped about 900 points: It really does now look like President Donald J. Trump, and markets are plunging. When might we expect them to recover? Frankly, I find it hard to care much, even though...

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TRUMP DERANGEMENT SYNDROME IN ACTION

You just can’t make this stuff up. From Melissa Mullins’ article at Newsbusters.org: Celebrities are getting desperate after the Trump victory. Leftist actress Olivia Wilde –a huge Clinton supporter –believed her hair resembled Melania Trump’s and decided to debut a new haircut on Instagram with the hashtag, “#nomoremelaniahair.” People magazine reported that because they had the...

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THE BACKSTABBING OF ISRAEL: MORE INFORMATION

From a Reuters article, via the Jerusalem Post: Prior to the UN Security Council vote on anti-Israeli settlement resolution 2334, US Secretary of State John Kerry met with a Palestinian delegation in early December in Washington to discuss the draft, agreeing to cooperate, according to transcripts released by Egyptian daily Al-Youm Al-Saba’a. According to the report, Kerry along with US...

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TRUMP HATERS BEING TRUMP HATERS (CONT.)

This sign was (and remains) posted on the door of Cafe 8 1/2, a popular restaurant in Honolulu:   But not to worry.  The owners of Cafe 8 1/2 don’t really mean it.  Just ask them. From Malia Zimmerman’s article at foxnews.com: According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, the café was founded by Robert Warner, a former hair stylist for Vidal Sassoon in San Francisco and...

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THE PARAGRAPH OF THE DAY

Today’s paragraph comes to us from Matt Sedensky’s article for the Associated Press: The classroom held all the moroseness of a funeral parlor. Just 16 hours had passed since Donald Trump had won the presidency, and in this “Faith and Politics” class at Emory University, graduate students talked of being shocked and wounded, fearful and horrified. From shaky voices, there...

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TRUMP HATERS BEING TRUMP HATERS (CONT.)

Excerpted from Katie Frates’ article at dailycaller.com: A Georgetown University associate professor had a month-long meltdown after a Muslim woman explained why she voted for President-elect Donald Trump. Christine Fair, a previously “friendly colleague,” went on a 31-day screed against Nomani spanning across Twitter and Facebook. According to Nomani’s Dec. 23 follow-up complaint to...

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GETTING BRAVE ON THE WAY OUT

For 8 years, Barack Obama “led from behind” – which is to say, he allowed the United States to sink further and further from its former position as the world’s single remaining superpower, to the point where, instead of being respected and feared, we are now laughed at and ignored. But now he is leaving office.  Which means the consequences of his actions have to be dealt...

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CARRIE FISHER’S MISSED OPPORTUNITY

Apropos of nothing political… As you probably know, Carrie Fisher – aka Princess Leia – passed away today at the age of 60. As you probably don’t know, my first cousin is the playwright, writer and director, Abraham Tetenbaum. Abby just put this up on his facebook page: I will miss Carrie Fisher. Forty years ago she auditioned for me at the Perry Street Theater in New...

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HOUSE MAXINE VS. HALLMARK MAXINE

Everyone knows “Maxine”, that obnoxious but funny lady featured on Hallmark Cards. But the House of Representatives has a “Maxine” just as obnoxious and, in her own way,  just as funny, as the Hallmark character.  Maxine Waters We Here are some of House Maxine’s latest offerings, via her interview with MSNBC’s Jake Soboroff: “I have no intention of...

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TRUMP HATERS BEING TRUMP HATERS (CONT.)

Not much need to write about this one.  The subject of this blog told the entire story himself. Want an example of hatred?  Real hatred?  There it is.  A Trump hater being himself. Now, think about what media would be saying about this if it were a women with a Clinton bumper sticker, and a male Trump supporter gleefully refusing to help her. Any doubts about that one?

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ANOTHER HATE HOAX

Have there been actual displays of hatred against Black people, Muslims and gays since Donald Trump was elected President?  Absolutely yes (as there were beforehand as well, it should be noted). Has there been an increase in the number of such displays since Mr. Trump’s election?  That is not easy to tell, given the number which have turned out to be hoaxes. Here is the latest example...

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HILLARY CLINTON’S YEAR-END MESSAGE

Here, in its entirety, is Hillary Clinton’s year-end message on facebook: Do you see so much as one word congratulating Donald Trump?  Or wishing him well?  Or hoping he is a successful President for the good of the country? Neither do I. Small is small.  And that is small.

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today’s quote comes to us from the soon-to-be ex-president, Barack Obama. While golfing in Hawaii this week, Mr. Obama gave an interview, in which he provided this self-assessment: “In the wake of the election and Trump winning, a lot of people have suggested that somehow, (my hope and change message) really was a fantasy.  What I would argue is, is that the culture actually did shift...

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HILLARY 2020?

Hillary 2020. That reminds me of the first words of “Fiddler On The Roof” after the title is mentioned:  “Sounds crazy, no?”. Actually, sounds crazy, yes.  But if you believe best-selling author Ed Klein’s latest blog entry, that’s what Ms. Clinton thinks is going to happen Here are the first paragraphs: Hillary Clinton intends to keep her campaign...

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