Category Archives: United States

Trump and the cursed golden stool – A Folktale

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor January 20, 2023 marked the second year anniversary of Joe Biden’s presidency. In the immediate aftermath of his electoral victory, I wrote a folktale/fable condemning Trump’s villainy and depravity. Folktales are stories originating in popular culture … Continue reading

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Jack Smith and Jan 6

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 18, 2022 Appointment of a Special Counsel “Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced today the appointment of former career Justice Department prosecutor and former … Continue reading

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Trump, White Supremacy, and the Christian Right

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Donald Trump is an equal opportunity racist, whose hateful, divisive and disingenouous rhetoric is cynically designed to whip up rage, in damaged, grudge-filled individuals.

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Speaker Pelosi – A Life in the Sun

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor The lioness roared and determined it was time to leap into the thickets and marshlands of a Presidential impeachment; taking the whole Pride with her and using the last of her nine lives to fight a … Continue reading

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The True Measure of Our Thanksgiving

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our Thanksgiving.” — W.T. Purkiser, author of The Gifts of the Spirit

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America’s Tipping Point

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor America is teetering on the brink, and which side of history it ends up on, will have lasting implications for the global community at-large. The foundations of America are mired in harsh and callous controversy; an … Continue reading

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TCS Black Poetry Day – “This Freedom … This Beautiful and Terrible Thing”

    Good Morning! ______________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. ______________________________ … Continue reading

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Prayer on the Football Field

by Nona Blyth Cloud Among the attacks on the Constitution this week by the six extremist Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, they decided that a football coach must have the right to pray on the 50 yard line of … Continue reading

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America The Great

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Ceaseless onslaughts mounted against the ramparts of democracy characterizing factions of the body politic, and a significant portion of American society, will undoubtedly have existential implications for global democracy. The normally placid and unflappable U.S. Attorney-General … Continue reading

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TCS: May 30 2022 – To Die for One’s Country

Good Morning ____________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. ____________________________ “It’s … Continue reading

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