Doomsday Clock Advanced by Trump?

© Provided by AFP The Bulletin of Atomic Scientist's
© Provided by AFP The Bulletin of Atomic Scientist’s “Doomsday Clock” — which serves as a metaphor for how close humanity is to destroying the planet — was last changed in 2015, from five to three minutes to midnight

The Doomsday Clock has lost one-half a minute, apparently at least partly (possibly largely?) due to comments made by President Trump.  How close are we to destroying the planet?  Read the whole story here:

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Leave Satire to the Experts and What I Learned Blogging About Donald Trump

I recently tried my hand writing satire in my post “Letter to Donald Trump.”

I didn’t even come close.

I did get a couple of nice comments from a couple of bloggers who got the point of my post.  Thank you for taking the time to read and comment!

What did I learn?

Leave satire to the experts!




Letter to Donald Trump



Dear President-Elect Trump:

Congratulations!  You are now our president and possibly the most powerful person on the planet.

Your responsibility as a role model for people around the world, especially our young people and children, is immense.

You are a compelling leader.  The world finds you fascinating.  You have a once-in-a-lifetime and unique opportunity to influence billions of people.

We are all watching you with hope.

Who are you?

My wish list for inspiring the world to be a better place:

  • Inspiration
  • Empathy
  • Optimism
  • Accountability
  • Honesty
  • Courtesy
  • Respect
  • Passion

Good luck in the next four years.