Trump — the Billion-dollar loser — I was his ghostwriter and saw it happen

by Charles Leerhsen Yahoo!News edited by O Society May 10, 2019  On Tuesday, the New York Times scooped the world on the news from 1985 to 1994, Donald Trump incurred the biggest business losses of any single taxpayer in American history. What was it like for him to lose more than $1 billion in a decade? … Continue reading Trump — the Billion-dollar loser — I was his ghostwriter and saw it happen

A Farewell to Arms Control

by John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus   edited by O Society May 5, 2019 My first trip to Washington, DC to do something other than protest on the streets was to interview for a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, which brings young people to the nation’s capital to work on arms control and disarmament. It … Continue reading A Farewell to Arms Control

How American Celebration of Being Triggered and Trolled Culminates in a Celebrity Insult Comic in the White House

Shock jock comedy gave way to Donald Trump’s Republican Party where meanness is a virtue by Ben Schwartz New Republic edited by O Society April 26, 2019 Last month, Media Matters surfaced a litany of racist, misogynist, and creepy comments that Tucker Carlson made from 2006 to 2011 on shock jock Bubba the Love Sponge’s … Continue reading How American Celebration of Being Triggered and Trolled Culminates in a Celebrity Insult Comic in the White House

Donald Trump is Saudi Arabia’s Bitch

Donald Trump being Saudi Arabia's bitch is not putting "America First." by Tulsi Gabbard edited by O Society April 18, 2019 https://twitter.com/TulsiGabbard/status/1065289231977738240 "By vetoing War Powers Act, Trump again proves he’s the servant of Saudi Arabia. The Saudis are a theocratic dictatorship who spend billions spreading the most extreme intolerant form of Islamic fundamentaism around … Continue reading Donald Trump is Saudi Arabia’s Bitch

Can We Stop Pretending Now?

The Trump Era as an Occasion for Truth Telling by Andrew Bacevich TomDispatch edited by O Society April 13, 2019 Irony, paradox, contradiction, consternation -- these define the times in which we live. On the one hand, the 45th president of the United States is a shameless liar. On the other hand, his presidency offers an … Continue reading Can We Stop Pretending Now?

Trump’s ‘truly bizarre’ visit to Mt. Vernon

The 45th president — no student of history — marveled at the first president’s failure to name his historic compound after himself. The Trumps and Macrons visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon in April 2018. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo By ELIANA JOHNSON and DANIEL LIPPMAN Politico Donald Trump had some advice for George Washington. During a guided … Continue reading Trump’s ‘truly bizarre’ visit to Mt. Vernon

Whatever Trump Is Playing, It Isn’t Golf

The sport means a lot to Trump—which hasn’t stopped him from cheating outrageously at it. by  Rick Reilly Atlantic edited by O Society April 11, 2019 More than any wife, more than any party, more than any opinion, President Donald Trump has remained fiercely loyal to golf. But I’ve played golf my entire life. Years ago, … Continue reading Whatever Trump Is Playing, It Isn’t Golf