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About eeldav

I am a retired corporate attorney who has lived in both Europe and Asia. While working my responsibilities took me to over 40 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

GOP’s America First Agenda Portends America Alone

Most Americans want the United States to be number one, right?  We cheer the USA in the Olympics and feel proud about having the world’s largest economy and the strongest military.  Well, I don’t think that’s what former president Donald … Continue reading

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Do Republicans Finally Have a Policies Agenda?

You probably know that Republicans didn’t draft a party platform in 2020.  Instead, they produced a short memo that incorporated the 2016 platform and basically stated they will support anything then-President Trump wants going forward. In keeping with this policy … Continue reading

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GOP Plans for 2023 and Beyond Are Chilling

You don’t need any more bad news to worry about right now.  I get that; it’s part of my thinking every time I start a new blog.  Recent polls indicate, however, that voters are too complacent regarding the threats posed … Continue reading

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These Wakeup Calls Are Ominous – Heads Up Voters

Millions of migrants are being driven northward by the horrible conditions in countries south and east of the Mediterranean Sea and south of the U.S. border.  Most of these asylum seekers simply want a better life, free from fear.  Still, … Continue reading

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Washington Foresaw the GOP Threat in 1796

The democratic republic of the United States was truly unique when its Constitution was ratified and amended in the late 1700s, as was the concept of an elected president. Most countries in the global political landscape had some form of … Continue reading

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Spotlighting the Forces Attacking American Democracy

When Donald Trump descended the escalator in 2015 to announce his candidacy for president, he immediately captured the support of white supremacists by viciously attacking immigrants as rapists and murderers.  Then, with a blizzard of lies and misinformation, he quickly … Continue reading

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Republicans Advance Hands on Doomsday Clock

Two hundred billion trillion (200 sextillion) is an incomprehensible number.  No, that isn’t the Republican’s scary projection for the national debt.  It’s one estimate of the stars in the universe, which are being orbited by roughly twice that many planets.  … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Delivered Really Great News

In an 8-1 decision on Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ended former president Donald Trump’s attempts to block the January 6 Select Committee’s requests for White House documents related to the attack on the Capitol.  The first sentence of its … Continue reading

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Biden’s 2021 Shows No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

During President Biden’s first year in office, all the focus has been on the Democrats as they try to enact the president’s truly beneficial policies.  Yet, the mainstream media seems to ignore what they’ve accomplished while harping on their failures … Continue reading

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Conservative SCOTUS Justices Threaten Our Republic

In the foreseeable future, this nation will be in the grip of six, mostly far-right justices on the Supreme Court of the United States.  They will have the power to determine if “we the people” get to keep the democratic … Continue reading

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