Tag Archives: 2016

The big take-aways from Super Tuesday

Before I jump into this, there are a few items I’d like to make clear upfront…. First, I truly believe that any candidate still standing in the Democratic field would be a dramatic improvement over Donald Trump, and I intend to support whomever it is that comes out of the convention with the nomination. My […]

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Could the preemptive announcement of a Democratic ticket during primary season catapult another candidate past Sanders and into the White House?

As I’ve said before, I intend to enthusiastically support Senator Sanders should he win the nomination of the Democratic Party. With that said, however, I do have concerns about him as a candidate. First, as we’ve discussed, I think that, of all the candidates still standing, he’s the one that Donald Trump would have the […]

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Talking with white people about Trump in Grand Rapids

It would appear as though the folks at NBC News have identified Kent County, Michigan as one of five critical battleground counties across the country that could, along with places like Beaver County, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, provide some insights as to who the next president of the United States might be. So, yesterday, […]

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As KGB propagandist Yuri Bezmenov warned in 1985, “Exposure to true information does not matter any more.” #CrowdStrike #Ukraine

Until he defected to Canada in the 1970’s, Yuri Bezmenov was a press officer for the Russian “news” agency RIA Novosti, running foreign propaganda campaigns on behalf of the KGB. Once free of the Soviet Union, Bezmenov made it his life’s work to inform those in non-Soviet bloc countries about the methods employed by the […]

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What’s all this nonsense about CrowdStrike?

A friend wrote to me yesterday and asked it I could explain what Donald Trump is trying to get at when he invokes the name CrowdStrike. What follows, slightly edited, is my response to him. I thought that I’d share it here as well, as some of you, I suspect, may find yourselves in conversations […]

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