Tag Archives: Miami Herald

Turning mourning in America into the dawn of a better day

George Bush himself would not countenance that we grieve so long or loudly for him, just another citizen on the same journey as the rest of us.  But I sense he wouldn’t disagree with those who use the occasion of … Continue reading

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It’s been a hell of a year

Remember when Trump did that thing? They do: they kept track https://t.co/ynFGMkXuWI — Pat Ryan (@patryan12) January 21, 2018 If you want to try to narrow down the chaos that is Trump’s America,  try for a moment to put aside … Continue reading

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The story of the Bannon presidency so far

Leonard Pitts, Jr., this weekend in the Miami Herald, appropriately sizes up the situation and issues a blunt reminder that we all have a responsibility to take care of our society:

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Dear Pat Ryan,

I just thought I’d check in to see how things are going with you.  Some of us have gotten a little curious because we haven’t heard much of anything from you in a while now and we started to wonder … Continue reading

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Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice…

The “supercommittee” admitted defeat; it won’t have a blueprint for reducing the nation’s deficit (stories here, here and here).  Is this a bad thing? Some have argued, no: the first direct result of getting no plan from this committee is … Continue reading

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