Tag: Donald Trump

Too early to complain?

Election 2016 is over and although president-elect Trump has yet to be inaugurated, I already have a sense of dread about the next four years.

I did not vote because I refuse to support the lesser of two evils. I was overjoyed that Hillary Clinton lost, and particularly pleased with all the……


Post election thoughts

It’s finally over.

American voters stood up and gave the middle finger to the status quo. While I am no Trump supporter, I have nothing against those who voted for Trump. Given the choice we were presented with, it seemed like a no-brainer. But rather than excitement over the Trump win, I……


Good news, bad news

I’ve got good news and bad news for you, folks.

The bad news: It doesn’t matter who you vote for, or even if you vote at all.

The good news: It……


Round three of the deplorable debates

Life experience and bearing witness to the absurdities and atrocities that plague our modern world have gone a long way toward eradicating the pernicious idealism of my youth. Yet, I still long for the Socratic utopian ideal of the “Philosopher King.”

Plato tells us Socrates claimed “the way to bring about a……


On the Trump-Clinton debate

Tonight’s presidential debate was the first I ever actually watched. Although I missed the initial 15-20 minutes, I stuck with it until the end. Admittedly, it wasn’t easy. I found myself looking away from the screen and just listening, because both of their faces are so damn hard to look at for any……