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Bill Formby, aka William A. Formby, PhD, aka Lazersedge is a former Marine and a former police officer. He is a retired University Educator who considers himself a moderate pragmatic progressive liberal, meaning that he thinks practically liberal, acts practically liberal, and he is not going to change in the near future. But, if he does he will be sure to let you know.

A Sad Portrait Of Our New “Great” America

There must be a historical parallel somewhere that comes close to what is happening in America today, but I am not sure I remember it.…

The New Mafia and Its Own “Teflon Don”

by Bill Formby Like most everyone else I have been watching the daily soap opera in Washington, D. C. with a bit of astonishment and wonder about how far the…

Disgusting Republicans

by Bill Formby As I sit here every morning reading the news from the local paper to the New York Times and Washington Post, my disgust toward the Republicans simply…

Republicans Just Don’t Care About America

Today Americans are likely to be ashamed of their government. I am ashamed that my country is behaving like a banana republic. …

The Many Myths Of Healthcare

by Bill Formby This is a follow up to my prior post on Shills, Barkers, and Patsies, but it is prompted more by the way that the Republicans are dodging…

The Shill, the Barker, and the Patsy

Some of us are old enough to remember the old time carnivals, not the circus, but the honest to goodness carnivals. They were all a some rural areas had for…

Trump’s Secret Knowledge

Well friends, you can now rest at ease because under our new leader we no longer need hard, physical evidence to make things so. We just need to get Herr…

Trump’s Brain Was Likely Stolen By Bannon And Given To Putin

Two years ago would you have believed that the President of the United States would be hawking his daughter's clothing line out of the Oval Office?…

1984 the Movie and Donald Trump

Last night, in fact for the last three nights, I have been channel surfing for something to watch other than the news. I am tired of of watching journalists discuss…

The Looming Presidency of A Dangerous Donald Trump

I have often wondered how just how long it would take for this country to go down the same road as most great nations have traveled. America is a very…

On January 20th, 2017 We Prepare For the Worst

Well, Christmas has come and gone until next year. That means, of course, that the new year kicks in next week, then it is less than three weeks until Donald Trump…

Donald Trump and Deutsche Bank: Questions of Ethics and Who Will Answer Them?

Back when I was growing up, when I was around six or seven years old, I realized I might have a “gift.”  Now, I’m sure others have this gift so…

When Will Trump Get Serious About Being President?

During the election I had written that if Trump became president I would respect the office he held, just as I did with George W. Bush, and I would give…

We Have Found the Enemy and It Is Us: We Are The Ugly Americans

For years or perhaps decades now people have called us the ugly Americans as we traveled abroad. This is mainly because of our arrogant swagger in their country plus a complete and utter…

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