These are difficult times for some of us. Our divisions seem more intractable than ever and a certain level of hatred seems to have been unleashed on both sides of the Atlantic, following the tumultuous events of last year. I find myself as frustrated with the dogmatic left as I am with the resurgent right […] […]

Congressman blames media for Trump’s incendiary remarks

 By Germania Rodriguez, CNN  Updated 1:13 PM ET, Mon February 6, 2017 (CNN) Republican Rep. Chris Collins suggested Monday that the media was responsible for President Donald Trump’s controversial statements in which Trump seemed to draw moral equivalency between the US government and Vladimir Putin’s regime in Russia. “I think it’s the aggressive press we […]

EUROPE He Abused Her for Years. She Shot Him. France Asks: Is It Self-Defense? By LILIA BLAISE MARCH 11, 2016 I read this on Saturday, March 12, 2016 From The New York Times news article and one more thing that strangely connects with my earlier note. My thoughts were prompted when I read the following as […]