Category Archives: Current Events

Current Events and History Write-Up: 9/15/2018

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up.  Actually, this is more of a History Write-Up, but most of these articles bring up the past within the context of Current Events discussions. Townhall: “Wonder Where All the Government’s Money Goes? Look … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: 9/7/2018

Here is this week’s Current Events Write-Up.  It is a little earlier this week than usual because I will not be able to write it on Friday evening this week. CounterPunch: “Revised NAFTA Shows Every Sign of Being Another Trump … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up:9/1/2018

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. Let’s start with the passing of Senator John McCain, along with some reflections. First, there is this CNN reporter’s questioning of John Sununu, trying to goad him into saying something about President Trump.  … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: 8/25/2018

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. Townhall: “Murder by Government in Burma is the Definition of Genocide,” by Kerri Toloczo Toloczo criticizes the Obama Administration for doing nothing about this and expresses hope that President Trump will do something.  … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: 8/18/2018

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. American Conservative: “Iranians: Not Pining for American Intervention,” by Akhilesh “Akhi“ Pillalamarri Are Iranians yearning for the U.S. to support an overthrow of the current Iranian regime?  Pillalamarri argues “no,” as Iran in … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: 8/11/2018

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. The Nation: “How Medicare Was Won,” by Natalie Shure The subtitle says, “The history of the fight for single-payer health care for the elderly and poor should inform today’s movement to win for … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: 8/4/2018

Time for my weekly Current Events Write-Up. The Federalist: “The Facts Behind the Trump Tower Meeting Are Incriminating, But Not for Trump,” by Willis L. Krumholz “The real colluders with Russia are the Democrats, intelligence agencies, and corporate media. The … Continue reading

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