What’s In a Name?

images-1.jpgI read a Trump supporter suggesting that Donald Trump wasn’t as bad as Adolf Hitler.

What a defense!

The Trump name will now and forever be compared to Adolf Hitler. I believe this will severely devalue the Trump brand, reducing the Trump fortune to about a buck ninety-eight.

I’m sure Melania will help the old man move into a used mobile home in Florida so they can live out their retirement blaming others and whining about how unfair life is.

Assuming, of course, that he’s not in the slam doing twenty to life.

The Spectre of Internment

images.jpgGeorge Takei is a major spokesperson for human rights. Having been removed to a Japanese internment camp as a child, he provides a first-hand experience of the evil concept of internment, whether for people of Japanese descent of for Muslim people. Takei’s words are required reading for all Americans at this dangerous time in the history of our country.

The complete editorial is at The Washington Post. Please go there and read it in its entirety.

George Takei: They interned my family. Don’t let them do it to Muslims.

The United States apologized for locking up Japanese Americans. Have we learned nothing?

By George Takei (published at The Washington Post)

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Puzzling …

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… and the gap is widening as more votes are counted. Let history recognize that a girl whooped Donald Trump without even having to cheat and lie. Trump relied on mendacity, low information voters, fear and loathing, a friendly FBI, and a friendly Russian cyber-infiltration … and still didn’t get as many votes as Hillary. Some mandate, huh?

It should be pretty clear that the Electoral College has lost its relevance. Created originally to avoid the danger of having a nutcase sworn in as President of the United States, the Electoral College is now doing just the opposite.