The Future of the United States

The Future of the United States A message to Elizabeth Graham from Heather Cox Richardson begins by saying:  “On a clear, cold morning of December 1890, on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, three U.S. soldiers tried to wrench a valuable Winchester away from a young Lakota man.”  In the end, these soldiers massacred the men, women, and children of the Lakota’s that day. What a heart-wrenching tale, but with an incredible ending of “One of the curses of history is that we cannot go back and change the course leading to disasters, no matter how much we might […]

Trump Should Never Have Been The US President

Russian Interference in Our Elections and Our Polls “Russian attempts to interfere in the election were first disclosed publicly by members of the United States Congress in September 2016, confirmed by US intelligence agencies in October 2016, and further detailed by the Director of National Intelligence office in January 2017.” ( Then on November 7, 2022, Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close associate of Putin’s, said “Russians had interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections and would continue doing so in the future . . .” Russian hackers could be regrouping ahead of elections, Microsoft warns. (CNN, Nov. 2023) Our democracy is at […]

TIME 100 Edition, June 2022 The Most Influential Persons of 2021-2022

The recent edition of TIME100 Magazine dated June 2, 2022, is dedicated to the most influential persons worldwide. Inside the front cover is the message from the Editor-i-Chief/CEO, Edward Felsenthal. He called this edition the “Power for Good,” where it describes the contents of this magazine. He says “When our team gets together to choose the TIME100, we have one barometer: influence. Who shaped the year? Who stood up? Who stood out? Influence, of course, may be for good or for ill – a dichotomy never more visible than in this year’s TIME100 which describes both Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr […]

A Democracy In Trouble

The official chart of the deficit as a percentage of the GDP (gross domestic product) shows that Obama started his term after G.W. Bush at -10% but ended his term at -3%. Trump took over and the percentage dropped dramatically to -18% by the end of his term in 2020. This was the largest drop in U.S. history. In 2019, during Trump – the U.S. Government spending was up 49.1% from the previous year while income was down 13.4%. Anyone in the ENTIRE WORLD who spends about 50% more than they make are heading for bankruptcy – but then Trump […]

Trump’s Stupidity – The Russia Connection

Trump’s admission of his guilt is a reflection of not just his stupidity, but the arrogance with which he leads his life. This is a man who is lock, stock, and barrel under the control of Vladimir Putin who is a dictator who wishes to destroy the United States. Trump’s stupidity led to his 4 bankruptcies, which led to NO loans from U.S. banks, which led to his borrowing money and sucked into working with Russians. Russians loan money to foreigners for ONE reason – to gain control and compromise that individual. They loaned about $9 million to France’s opposition […]