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Let’s Not Get Carried Away by DAVID BROOKS

We should be wary of sinking into the politics of scandal. It won’t make us, America, or this administration’s governance any better.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2rBtxTb


The Return of Vintage BoBo

Bobo is proclaiming what Americans think, again:

“[A]s the Trump-Russia story has evolved, it is striking how little evidence there is that any underlying crime occurred — that there was any actual collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and the Russians.”

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The weight words carry: Napoleon’s Road’s by David Brooks

I read Napoleon’s Roads, Australian writer David Brooks’ most recent collection of short fiction, as I made my way to Australia a little over a month ago. 1,331 more words


It’s Not the Crime, It’s the Culture by DAVID BROOKS

The Trump presidency will probably not be brought down by outside forces. Instead, it will implode.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2sN8RZJ


Shakespeare Sunday: Pride Before the Fall

In reference to the title, it turns out that “pride before the fall” is actually a misquote from Proverbs.  In the King James Bible, the quote is, “Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before the fall.” 702 more words


Donald Trump Poisons the World - by David Brooks - NYT

This week, two of Donald Trump’s top advisers, H. R. McMaster and Gary Cohn, wrote the following passage in The Wall Street Journal: “The president embarked on his first foreign trip with a cleareyed outlook that the world is not a ‘global community’ but an arena where nations, nongovernmental actors and businesses engage and compete for advantage.” 645 more words

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