Monday, October 16, 2017

New York Times: "Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn’t Contact Families of Fallen Soldiers."

From the article, below:

“This is an outrageous and disrespectful lie even by Trump standards,” Benjamin J. Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser to Mr. Obama, posted on Twitter.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/us/politics/trump-obama-killed-soldiers.html

Sunday, October 8, 2017

More from Senator Bob Corker

Remarkable--and frightening--follow-up comments, on Sunday, from Republican Senator Corker:

"Bob Corker Says Trump’s Recklessness Threatens ‘World War III’ "

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/08/us/politics/trump-corker.html

Sen. Bob Corker, and Mr. Trump

"Corker calls White House ‘an adult day care center’ in response to Trump’s latest Twitter tirade."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/10/08/trump-attacks-gop-sen-corker-didnt-have-the-guts-to-run-for-reelection/

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Time Magazine essay

" 'Unspeakable,' 'Incomparable.' Why Words Fail to Describe the Las Vegas Shooting":

http://time.com/4965881/unspeakable-tragedy-terrorism-las-vegas/

Friday, September 29, 2017

Yom Kippur

To those who will, shortly, be observing: best wishes for Yom Kippur...

Friday, September 22, 2017

After five episodes...

Five installments of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary The Vietnam War have now aired; there are five episodes still to come. It is, simply, a remarkable, and riveting program--deeply informative, and deeply emotional to watch.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Rosh Hashanah

A holiday recipe from Joan Nathan, in The New York Times...

Rosh Hashanah begins this evening...Good wishes for the New Year...

https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/7199-my-favorite-challah