The World is a dangerous place to live; not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. Albert Einstein

What is it that bothers me most about our country?

Well it’s not, as you might have expected, that our president is a liar, although that doesn’t help me to sleep at night.

Trump’s whoppers such as these:

  • His multi-year insistence that Obama was not born in the United States.
  • That he, Donald Trump, only lost the popular vote because 3 to 5 million people had voted illegally.
  • That thousands of Muslims in New Jersey had celebrated the Sept. 11 attacks.
  • And most recently that President Obama had wiretapped the Trump tower where Trump was living prior to the presidential election.

What bothers me most, what particularly bothers me is not just the fact that he lies but that the Republicans, the members of the president’s own party, look on, and look on, are right there in the Halls of the Congress, and do nothing, do nothing to repudiate the outrageous lies of their president.


There’s one big exception just today, to what I say above: See Kelsey Snell in The Post Most of The Washington Post, March 12 at 10:46 AM.

“McCain to Trump: Retract wiretapping claim or prove it.”

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) called Sunday for President Trump to either prove his claim that President Barack Obama tapped the phones in Trump Tower during last year’s election campaign or drop the accusation….

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