Monthly Archives: August 2016

Immigration, and the ‘Trumped Up Fear’ and Hate Implicit

“The United States is not a territory that is up for grabs, and that belongs to whoever manages—legally or illegally—to get here. It was founded by Europeans, who gave it its culture and institutions, and America’s European core has every … Continue reading

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Insanity’s Latest Alt-Right Manifestations

 I could not have defined the change — Conversion of the Mind Like Sanctifying in the Soul — Is witnessed — not explained – (Emily Dickinson) ****** Right wing Insanity — aka ‘Alt-Right’ — seems to have resulted in a Conversion … Continue reading

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The American Right Wing; A Circumferential (Poetic) Analysis of Its Politicians and the Dismal Future They Portend

The Poets light but Lamps — Themselves — go out — The Wicks they stimulate — If vital Light Inhere as do the Suns — Each Age a Lens Disseminating their Circumference – (Emily Dickinson) ****** The nineteenth century American … Continue reading

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‘Godman and Skeptic’ Revisited in “Light” of Donald Trump

“The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the supreme being as his father, in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But … Continue reading

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A Poetic Summation of Donald J. Trump, His Egomaniacal Persona, and the Downhill Slope Implicit Therein

Yesterday is History, ‘Tis so far away — Yesterday is Poetry — ‘Tis Philosophy – (Emily Dickinson) ****** I’ve about given up on coming up with any reasonable summation of Donald Trump, his persona, his politics, his ambitions, etc., mainly … Continue reading

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Of Lies and Liars

Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle. (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn) Enter Solzhenitsyn’s modern day example, the one who has clearly and obviously chosen lying as his principle: I’m not at all certain that Trump … Continue reading

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2016 Election: Primaries-Conventions; Images Worth Recalling

“To see a world in a grain of sand And a Heaven in a wild flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And Eternity in an hour.” (William Blake, in ‘Auguries of Innocence’) It’s been a long year … Continue reading

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