Tag Archive for President Donald J. Trump

We Can All Learn From the Russian Indictments and Tactics

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The Big Picture –  By Glynn Wilson – BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — If special counsel Robert Mueller can issue 14 indictments against Russians who conspired to mess with an election in the United States who he will never actually be able to drag into court and jail, why can’t he indict the top man who obviously…

To Build A Wall

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By Rowland Scherman – Mr. Trump has tried very hard to implement his campaign promises, the tax cut for the richest, the dismantling of Obamacare and many others. His idea to build a wall is his plan to protect national security. “Good fences make good neighbors.” Most people, it seems, choose to regard those words…

Protest Trump’s Budget Or Face the Ultimate Disaster

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Trump Declares All Out War on the Poor, the Environment, the World –   By Glynn Wilson – The hour grows late. The situation dire and dark. The proposed fiscal 2019 federal budget unveiled Monday by President Donald J. Trump, which is certain to draw criticism and debate in Congress and massive acts of resistance…

Trump’s 20 Big Broken Promises

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To Trump Voters: One Year in, and he’s broken 20 big promises he made to you – By Robert Reich – 1. He told you he’d cut your taxes, and that the super-rich like him would pay more. You bought it. But his new tax law does the opposite. By 2027, according to the nonpartisan…

Floating on Polluted Waters in a Sinking Ship

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — We are floating on polluted waters in a sinking ship. We might as well look at the U.S.S. United States of America as The Titanic. Remember, it was the ship that was not supposed to sink. When it became obvious that it hit an iceberg and was going…

The Next Big Fight in Congress: Entitlement Reform?

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By Robert Reich – Fresh off passing massive tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, Trump and congressional Republicans want to use the deficit they’ve created to justify huge cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. As House Speaker Paul Ryan says “We’re going to have to get… at entitlement reform, which is how you…

Trump’s America: Open to Global Capital, Not People

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By Robert Reich – Trump to global CEOs and financiers in Davos, Switzerland: “America is open for business.” We’re now a great place for you to make money. We’ve slashed taxes and regulations so you can make a bundle here. Trump to ambitious young immigrants around the world, including those brought here as children: America…

Bipartisan Group of U.S. Senators Reach Deal to Reopen Federal Government

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By Glynn Wilson – On the first full work day of a federal government shutdown caused mainly by a lack of competent leadership from the White House, a bipartisan group of Senators forged a compromise Monday morning to end the filibuster over government funding and debate pressing issues related to immigration and border security. The…

Former President Barack Obama Tops Most Admired American List

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By Glynn Wilson – Former President Barack Obama tops President Donald Trump as America’s “most admired man” for 2017, the 10th consecutive year Mr. Obama has received the accolade, according to public opinion polls from Gallup. The annual survey done every year save one since 1946 asks people to name their most admired man and…

Trump is Running a Criminal Enterprise Out of the White House

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By Glynn Wilson – It has been clear for some time now that President Donald J. Trump is running a criminal enterprise out of the White House. Finally, a credible source said it out loud on TV. During a segment an MSNBC on Tuesday, Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean said President Trump is…

Trump Campaigns for Roy Moore in Pensacola?

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. – Five days before a crucial special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, President Donald J. Trump came to Pensacola, Florida, to try to turn out the vote for accused teen sex predator and former judge Roy Moore in his race with Birmingham attorney Doug Jones. But…