Monthly Archives: February 2016

Do Surprises Await Outside the MSM Frame?

by James M. Wall It is still early in the U.S. presidential nomination races. It is not too early, however, to harbor a pretty strong suspicion that on November 8, the election will provide a choice between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican … Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Israel, John Kerry, Middle East, Movies, Netanyahu, Palestinians, US govermemt | 5 Comments

Hillary or Bernie? I’m With My Friends

by James M. Wall Some of my friends support Hillary; some of my friends support Bernie. Me? I’m with my friends. I first heard those fence-straddling words of wisdom from a wise old Chicago politician. It is a good way to approach the Hillary … Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Middle East | 10 Comments

Sanders First Jewish Politician To Win A Primary

by James M. Wall Two weeks before the Iowa caucus, New York magazine’s Frank Rich delivered a campaign analysis for New York magazine under the headline, “Getting serious about Bernie“. Rich admits, “I have never believed — and still don’t — … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Hillary Clinton, Israel, Middle East, Palestinians, Religious Faith | 7 Comments

2016 U.S. Politics Envisioned by Groucho Marx

by James M. Wall British critic Patrick McCray has described the Marx Brothers’ 1933 film, Duck Soup, as “an absurdist essay on politics and warfare. . . which can stand alongside (or even above) the works of Beckett and Ionesco.” Mrs. Teasdale … Continue reading

Posted in -Movies and politics, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Obama, Politics and Elections | 7 Comments