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General News    H3'ed 6/16/18

Trump's Envy of Kim Jong-un

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This must be the society for which Trump yearns -- where prostration to the leader is the norm, critical thought is punishable with death, & the whole tedious apparatus of American constitutional democracy — checks and balances, the rule of law, a free press, an independent judiciary —  relegated to history’s trash heap. As he tweeted upon his return:“Our country’s biggest enemy is the Fake News so easily promulgated by fools.” Biggest enemy! A monstrous regime, still armed with nukes, gets a pass because Trump dreams of building condos on its deserted beaches and seeing a Trump Boulevard in Pyongyang. This unserious summit, summed up by the video fantasy of a glorious shared future,  shown  after the meeting..  billed as a “Destiny Pictures Production,” but  in fact produced by the National Security Council, as the council later sheepishly admitted. You can’t make this stuff up.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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