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Is President Trump Channeling the Ghost of Huey Long?

Many rational people across the globe are trying to understand the Trump phenomenon. His manner and affectations offer little in the way of encouragement. Unless one believes building a wall and destroying years of social progress a good thing. 562 more words

Mind Wanderings

Little Rock Look Back: Franklin D. Roosevelt

On January 30, 1882, future U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born.  In 1936, he visited Little Rock as part of a statewide tour in conjunction with Arkansas’ Centennial celebration.   369 more words

History

On the Death of America

It Can’t Happen Here By Sinclair Lewis

While not Lewis’ best what with his sarcastic and sardonic style in highest dudgeon, it does remind readers just how thin the layers of democracy and civilization are, more easily than we care to believe blown away like topsoil during the Great Depression. 524 more words

Books

ALL THE KING'S MEN: Shotgun Politics and Transferral Blame

All the King’s Men (1946) by Robert Penn Warren

          Between the ages of 10 and 13, I went to LSU’s baseball camp every summer in Baton Rogue, Louisiana. 1,116 more words

Fiction

HUEY LONG WILL BE PROUD IN 2017

This will appear in the Bernice Banner, Bernice Louisiana, the week of Jan 8, 2017.

There is no doubt that Huey Long loved LSU and he especially loved his LSU Tigers.  709 more words

The Coming Presidential Tyranny: Maybe Trump, Maybe Later, but Coming Ever Closer

This screed is a response to a friend’s Facebook post. He linked to the article The Republic Conquered: On America Entering the Post-Democratic Era, with a warning to conservatives to set down their coffee while reading it “unless you enjoy irrigating your sinuses,” and a friend of his replied, “OMG, more proof that liberalism is a mental disorder.” 665 more words

Politics In General

Read My Books, Save Your Money, and Hope for the Best

Army beat Navy. Anything’s possible. Sure, Donald Trump was there, and he shared the TV booth for a while, saying his usual nothings to Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson. 947 more words

Monte Dutton