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Trumphalism

| March 26, 2016 | 1 Comment
Trumphalism

“There’s a massive, massive problem, whether we like it or not.” ~ Trump (Radio interview with Michael Savage) “Hillary Clinton could be considered to be a founding member of ISIS.” ~ Fmr. NY Mayor Giuliani, Fox News Trumphalism, Tri-Trumphalism (adj.) – An amalgam of the words: Triumphal and Trump. Applying the political principles of Donald […]

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Happy Birthday Bach

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Happy Birthday Bach

I had the honor of studying Bach’s B Minor Mass with the celebrated Bach scholar, Dr. Christoph Wolff at Harvard (1988-89) “This is what I have to say about Bach – listen, play, love, revere – and keep your trap shut.” ~ Einstein Biography 331 years ago God gave the world Johann Sebastian Bach, born […]

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Trump + we the people = peace & victor

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Trump + we the people = peace & victor

March 15, 2016 ]By Ellis Washington We the People (with Trump) can bring Peace They are not angry about what I said: I’m just the messenger. ~ Trump, interview with Chuck Todd of MSNBC [Trump is] not articulate. He’s not poised. He’s not informed. All he has going for him is a lot of votes. […]

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Nancy Davis Reagan (1921-2016): Reagan’s soul

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Nancy Davis Reagan (1921-2016): Reagan’s soul

Nancy and Ronald Reagan (pictured) met as actors and appeared together in the 1957 film Hellcats of the Navy. (See UK Daily Mail) “Without Nancy, there would have been no Governor Reagan, no President Reagan.” ~ Michael Deaver, Reagan Deputy Chief of Staff (1981-85) Nancy Davis: Born with the gift of Encouragement For this essay […]

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Detroit’s Dynamic Republican Debate

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Detroit’s Dynamic Republican Debate

GOP Candidates at the Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan The 11th Republican National Debate occurred at the historic Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan last Thursday, March 3rd, 9:00-11:00 pm and was sponsored by Fox News. I was part of the press pool housed inside the Hockeytown Cafe next door to the Fox Theatre with my colleague […]

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Trump fights KKK, Tampon Earrings and hosts 2011 GOP debate?

| March 4, 2016 | 1 Comment
Trump fights KKK, Tampon Earrings and hosts 2011 GOP debate?

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win! ~ Attributed to Gandhi Trump wins the KKK vote? The Socialist-Progressive Left and Right is on the rampage. They finally believe that they have an issue that they can bring down the Trump juggernaut before the election returns from […]

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Thompson: GOP candidates should debate jobs, Flint

| March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Thompson: GOP candidates should debate jobs, Flint

  Lots of topics ranging from national security, foreign policy, immigration to health care could be front and center at the upcoming Republican presidential debate March 3 at the Fox Theatre. But some local black GOP members already have identified the boilerplate issues they’d like billionaire Donald Trump, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, […]

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Symposium — ask big vs. the prayers of slaves

| March 1, 2016 | 1 Comment
Symposium — ask big vs. the prayers of slaves

Israelites leaving Egypt (1828) by David Roberts – Music by G. F. Handel They prayed from a slave mentality, from a limited mindset. Instead of asking to be free from their oppressors, they were asking to become better slaves. Instead of praying for what God promised them – ‘the land flowing with milk and honey,’ […]

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Plato’s 5 dialogues vs. America’s political debates

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Plato’s 5 dialogues vs. America’s political debates

The Death of Socrates (1787) by Jacques-Louis David. The final moments before Socrates drinks the poison hemlock, surrounded by his grief-stricken philosophy students. *Note the particularly profound grief of Plato at the foot of the bed – It is though entire weight of the world is on his shoulders at that moment. “The State is […]

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Symposium — ask big vs. the prayers of slaves

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Symposium — ask big vs. the prayers of slaves

Socrates (470-399 B.C.) was a famous Greek philosopher from Athens, who taught Plato, and Plato taught Aristotle, and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. Socrates used a simple but cleverly profound method of teaching by asking penetrating, revelatory, and psychologically probing questions. The Greeks called this form Dialectic – starting from a thesis or question, then […]

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