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Daniel R. Cobb: Time to Breathe

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that life has been far more stressful over these last… oh… two years?  The continuous meltdown in DC sends shockwaves around … Continue reading

December 28, 2018 · 5 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: Democracy Dies Without You

Everything that lives needs sustenance.  Every rose. Every child. Without sustenance, life perishes. Democracy is a living thing because it embodies the vibrant, shining hopes and dreams of the people.  Democracy is … Continue reading

November 6, 2018 · 3 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: The Republican Party is a Criminal Enterprise

The Republican Party and allied organizations are guilty of engaging in a lengthy and widespread conspiracy to deny the right to vote to millions of American citizens – low income, … Continue reading

October 29, 2018 · 3 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: America is Stuck in Trump Hog Day

Every day in Trumpland looks just like the day before, except it’s always worse.  We wake up each morning and Trump is still in the White House.  He piles lies upon … Continue reading

June 8, 2018 · 5 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: Turn Left Here

What a god-awful year. 2017 has been a year of anguished outrage and quiet condolences, of trying to find a way to cope with the travesty that brought us Donald … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 8 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: Vice President Michael Pence, Mr. Clean

Michael Pence reminds me of the character Andy Dufresne in Shawshank Redemption, who swims through a river of shit and comes out the end of the pipe, squeaky clean.  Except … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: Putin Apologizes for Hacking US Election

Claims it was a practical joke that got out of hand. According to detailed notes taken during their private meeting in Hamburg, Germany, the Great American President, Donald Trump, sternly … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 · 6 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: My Advice to Women: Lie

The scourge of gender-based income inequality has been with us seemingly forever. Generally, the pay gap has narrowed over the decades; according to a Pew Research Center analysis of median … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Daniel R. Cobb: Republicans are planning to screw Americans yet again

For several decades, the Republican Party has been spewing their dogma that all corporate taxes are bad, that American corporations are horribly overtaxed, and that massive corporate tax cuts are … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Daniel R. Cobb: Trump Threatens National Security, Invoke Amendment 25

The Trump administration poses an existential threat to the United States and must be removed from office.   We know that seventeen US intelligence agencies concluded that Russia hacked the … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Daniel R. Cobb: Trump and Friends, Treasonous From Day One?

The news is stunning, but remarkably unreported. Trump, Flynn and others may well be guilty of treason. Here are some of the facts. US intelligence agencies know that Michael Flynn, … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · 11 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: Don’t Lie Down

There will always be bigots who insist on denying the rights of others not like them, and those driven by greed who only want to take, to consume and devour … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Daniel R. Cobb: Donald Trump and Nuclear Weapons Don’t Mix

 A Trump Presidency is a Clear and Present Danger Donald Trump is not mentally well. We’ve witnessed him for years now, exhibiting behaviors that are much more child-like than adult. … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: The Megalomaniac, The Tyrant, and Republican Treason

  Before the fall of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Putin served in the KGB for 17 years, rising to lieutenant colonel, and later became the director of Russia’s Federal Security … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · 8 Comments

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