The New York Times Wishes That the USA Never Existed

And that the slaves were never freed by baldilocks There were all kinds of attempts to lure the GOP state electors into voting for someone other than Donald Trump. A few took the bait, but so did some Democrat state electors; Hillary Clinton lost even more electors that Trump did. But, now that the Electoral … Continue reading The New York Times Wishes That the USA Never Existed

Memories of Syria

Syria was always one of my favorite places in the world—an amazing mix of ancient sites that even despots couldn't destroy until now. When I worked for Newsweek and ABC News in the Middle East in the 1970s and 1980s, I spent many days there. It was difficult to report in the police state of … Continue reading Memories of Syria

Electoral College Mission Accomplished All Around Left, Media and Right

Well the Great Electoral College broo ha ha has ended as it was always going to with Donald Trump winning the presidency of the United States. While this outcome is no surprise it did accomplish several goals of varying degrees of value. For the Media it not only gave them content vital to keep from … Continue reading Electoral College Mission Accomplished All Around Left, Media and Right