Category Archives: Sanity Blog

Bring on the Fireworks! By Madeleine H. Burnside

Bring on the Fireworks! By Madeleine H. Burnside This July, while stocking up on hot dogs, I’m thinking about the American Revolution more than ever. Men stepped up against a King they saw as a tyrant, knowing if they failed they would be executed as traitors. Women with loaded hunting rifles stood on the thresholds…
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They Only See Us As A Problem By Madeleine H. Burnside

They Only See Us As A Problem By Madeleine H. Burnside A friend of mine expressed his despair over the current state of our political climate in an email this week, “There seems to be a critical mass…of so many disparate yet complimentary elements working against the good, it feels overwhelming.” [caption id="attachment_3072" align="alignnone" width="597"]…
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Two Americans By Madeleine H. Burnside

Two Americans By Madeleine H. Burnside Two Americans “testified” this week: Bob Dylan and James Comey. Two very different men: a counter-culture Lefty icon and the former Director of the FBI. Different generations—Dylan was born in 1941, just as the U.S. entered World War II, and Comey in 1960, just as the Vietnam War was…
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Guest Blog, by Ken McCallion

Guest Blog: Jared Kushner, A Clear and Present Danger to the Republic THE KUSHNER-FLYNN “BACKCHANNEL” LINK TO PUTIN AND HIS RUSSIAN COHORTS WAS PART OF THE PLAN FROM THE BEGINNING, NOT THE PRODUCT OF SOME NAÏVE IMPULSE OR “CRAZY IDEA” May 27, 2017 – by Ken McCallion [caption id="attachment_3040" align="alignnone" width="631"] US National Security Advisor…
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Unencumbered by the facts… By Madeleine H. Burnside

Unencumbered by the facts… By Madeleine H. Burnside Friends often exclaim to me about Donald Trump voters (some of whom are near and dear to them), “Why don’t they see what Trump’s doing? Why don’t they change their minds?” And of course, some people have—probably those who harbored doubts even while voting for him. Yet…
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The Great Mis-Communicator By Madeleine H. Burnside

Donald Trump: The Great Mis-Communicator By Madeleine H. Burnside Great is the power of steady misrepresentation                                                            Charles Darwin Donald Trump liked to tweet before he announced…
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This Is What Trump’s First 100 Days Feel Like By Madeleine H. Burnside

This Is What Trump's First 100 Days Feels Like By Madeleine H. Burnside What do Donald Trump’s first 100 days feel like? Someone else has doubtless created a list of all that’s occurred, but no matter how many details you recall, the entire conglomerate of fiascos carries weight as a single disaster.  In some cases,…
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Irresistible Emails and Why I Hate to Love Jon Ossoff

Irresistible Emails and Why I Hate to Love Jon Ossoff We’ll know more about the significance of the race for the 6th Congressional District in Georgia on Tuesday, April 18th. There might be a run-off, but we’ll know whether Jon Ossoff is likely to become their new U.S. Representative or if voters stick with the…
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