Category Archives: Hillary Clinton

In The Beginning Was Trump’s False Birther Tweet

by James M. Wall In the beginning was Donald J. Trump’s false birther tweet, posted four years ago. The Los Angeles Times‘ Matt Pearce remembers: “On Aug. 6, 2012, the Twitter account @realDonaldTrump posted an important public announcement: “An ‘extremely credible … Continue reading

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Trump Goes Off Script In Worst Possible Way

by James M. Wall How long, O Lord, must we suffer outbursts of dangerous rhetoric from Donald J. Trump? The latest example, this time in Wilmington, North Carolina, is reported in the New York Times: The Republican nominee, reports the Times, “appeared to … Continue reading

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Republicans Panic While Neo-Cons Rush to Clinton

by James M. Wall As the November 8 election looms larger with each passing day, Republican party leaders are now in a “panic mode”. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reported, “Donald Trump’s relations with the Republican Party – and his … Continue reading

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“Boundless Confidence In America’s Promise”

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Big Brother or Hillary: A Final Muddled Choice

By James M. Wall George Orwell’s 1984 is now dangerously close to reality. In the picture above, Donald J. Trump looms on the large screen behind the nominee, bringing an ominous reminder of Orwell’s “Big Brother”. The acceptance speech Trump gave … Continue reading

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Will “Greatness” Elude Yet Another President?

by James M. Wall Will McAlvoy (Jeff Daniels), (right), played a newscaster working for a fictional cable news network on The Newsroom, a program which ran on HBO (2012-2014). The writer of The Newsroom series is Aaron Sorkin, creator and lead author of the earlier television … Continue reading

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“Cunning of Reason” Will End Israel’s Occupation

by James M. Wall A search for hope began with a viewing of the 2014 film, Interstellar, the mind-stretching movie directed by Christopher Nolan, and written by Christopher and his brother Jonathan Nolan. Interstellar is one of those motion pictures that lifts the spirits because it brings … Continue reading

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It’s Still The Occupation, Stupid

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Clinton Needs Only 199 Supers to Win Nomination

In 1980, Edward Kennedy’s endless challenge to Jimmy Carter undermined Carter and probably gave Ronald Reagan a lift. http://nyti.ms/28nAjfR Continue reading

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Sanders’ Dream Team, The Platform and Palestine

by James M. Wall When the Democratic nominating convention meets in Philadelphia, July 25, the Platform Committee deliberations will indicate how much Hillary Clinton feels she needs Bernie Sanders’ support. Given the dire, looming alternative of a President Donald Trump, it is tempting to … Continue reading

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