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My lyrics typically tend to focus on relationships (real or imagined), though I occasionally attempt to venture into something a bit more topical. This is one of those times (an early warning for those of you disinclined to read such things). 543 more words


Is Senator Warren channeling Joe McCarthy?

Is the Stop Trump movement ushering in the new McCarthy era?

To his enemies, Donald Trump is Lucifer, Stalin, Krushchev, Aldrich Ames and the Boston Strangler all rolled into one super villain. 549 more words


Washington Post: Trump Official Claims Administration Has Compiled “Dossiers” Of Negative Information On Reporters

The Washington Post reported Omarosa Manigault, “who is now a communications official in the Trump administration,” had “physically intimidated” White House correspondent April Ryan and “made verbal threats, including the assertion that Ryan was among several journalists on whom Trump officials had collected dossiers’ of negative inform… 15 more words


The Unseen World by Liz Moore

‘Ada Sibelius is twelve years old and home-schooled. Her days are spent in a lab with her father Daivd – a computer science professor – and the brilliant minds of his colleagues. 412 more words

Fiction: 21st Century

February 9th, 2017

On this day in 1950 US senator Joseph McCarthy accused more than 200 staff of the State Department of being members of the Communist Party. The Senator, who died just seven years after his claim and was a vehement anti-Communist Republican, spawned the legacy of McCarthyism, defined by the Cambridge dictionary as “the practice of accusing someone of being a Communist and therefore avoiding or not trusting them”, though the term is also widely used to refer to individuals who make vague and unsubstantiated claims.  469 more words

On This Day

Trump and Learning from My Crises

This is not about my personal crises. It’s about the national crises I’ve witnessed in my seventy and three-quarters years as a human being and an American. 1,059 more words