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The Musings of Mike Spindell

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Goodbye and Thank You!

Sometimes in life I've found that as much as I try to behave like the person I see myself as, I fall far short of my mark.  Today I came face to face with something that I've done, that causes... Continue Reading →

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They Claim to Be the “Real Americans”, But Trump and His Followers Are Merely Racist Bigots

Perhaps the most egregious Big Lie spun by so many on the Right Wing of this nation's politics, is that THEY represent the "Real Americans" and the "Real America".  I can't pin down whether this Big Lie is the result of stupidity,... Continue Reading →

We True American Patriots Must Stop Bringing Knives to Gunfights With These Trump Traitors

Considering my long, Left-wing history as a New Deal Democrat and my minor political activism in the 60's and 70's, against American Racism and the Vietnam War, some would think that I am loathe to call myself a patriot.  They... Continue Reading →

If You’re Not Angry and Fearful About Trump…..I Have No Time For You!

Just to be clear at the outset of this polemic, I am enraged that this malignant buffoon became our President and I fear for the futures of my progeny.  In my 70's, having almost died 7 years ago, prior to... Continue Reading →

Inflaming the Delusions of Trump and the Republicans is the American Myth of “Rugged Individualism”

Almost all of the dangers now facing our country, in this Age of Trump with Republican Control of Congress, stem from the primary American Myth of "Rugged Individualism".  Belief in this mythology is at the base of the Republican hatred... Continue Reading →

Five Things We’ve Learned (Or Haven’t Learned) About America in the Age of Trump

When I was a boy, so long ago, the 21st Century was a science fiction dream in a distant, hopeful future where the world be a better place and full of wonders. America was the land of the victors, with... Continue Reading →

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