Category Archives: Clippings

MH 17 news

‘We get the orders from Moscow as well’: Secret phone calls from pro-Russian rebels revealed in the investigation of the downing of MH17 that killed 298 people

I followed this matter closely at the time.

A good article from “The Atlantic” …

… about homelessness, addiction and crime.

It’s a very long article.

I read the whole thing, and it was worth it for me, given that this individual sounds like any of so many of my homeless neighbors. Like half of all drug addicts, the woman is a psychopath; and it sounds like her daughter may be one as well; there is a genetic link. Continue reading A good article from “The Atlantic” …

HRC the conspiracy theorist

Hillary Clinton says Tulsi Gabbard is a ‘Russian asset’ groomed to ensure Trump reelection

Why would she even say that?

This can only hurt the Democratic party.  It will raise suspicions that the contest’s rigged.  It will embolden Trump supporters.

In the last weeks before the 2008 Democratic national convention, HRC came out with some gaffes that may have cost her the nomination.  In 2016, her “deplorables” speech may have cost her the election.

Now this.

Even Eleanor Roosevelt said some things she deserved to regret.

Andy Kessler: Guilty as charged

I participate on a certain online discussion board. My premiere antagonist is a man who got trounced by a playground bully in fifth grade. He never fails to seek to re-enact that battle with me (or any of certain others), hoping for a different outcome this time. He casts his opponent by turns as the bully he wants to be or the chump he fears he was; and interacts with those projections. It has nothing to do with me. He might as well be playing with his G.I. Joe dolls.

Andy Kessler’s 07/08/13 Wall Street Journal op-ed, “Summer Jobs for the Guilty Generation,” is little different. In his quotations of others’ expressions, I hear compassion; he hears guilt. I hear gratitude; he hears guilt. I hear hope; he hears guilt. What’s up with this?

Kessler projects his own guilt feelings onto his son’s generation. That’s easier than owning them, but solves nothing.
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