T-Rump shows the world his posterior, reveals the true “Ugly American”

T-rump shows the world his backside — again.  He keeps on proving himself to be a thin-skinned mean-spirited narcissist of the first order.
=== Exactly the kind of person who should never be given power. ===
If his party wants my vote next year, they will have to come up with someone who has the wisdom and temperament to run the world’s most powerful country. A lot of us will vote against him, regardless of the opponent, just because of the cruel assaults he has made on scores of victims, from Senator McCain to, most recently,  a disabled reporter.
How can anyone support what amounts to a school-yard bully? It’s not like he has every legislated, or ever governed, or held public office. He has zero diplomatic skill and is likely to start World War Three if given the chance.
Hey T-rump: if you want popular support, you have to have humility and kindness, not slogans and bluster. T-rump has no plan for the economy, no plan for the world situation, no plan for global warming, no plan for social security or health care.
All he has are slogans and attitude.
Attacking citizens who question his competence, honor and honesty is the hallmark of a dictator.  Let’s not elect a dictator.

National Secrets Should Not Be On National News

Western civilization is under attack on many fronts.  Yet news outlets, including TV, radio, internet and newspapers vie against each other to reveal the latest intelligence systems and methods.  They do this in a quest for ratings and the resulting income that comes from having the largest audience.  In truth, they are selling us out to the terrorists.

What?  How?  What do you mean?

Every attack and incident is immediately analyzed and dissected by an array of politicians, officials, criminologists, intelligence experts and pundits with no seeming relationship to the story.  Many of them are actually telling our opponents how to fight us.

Radicals love our News

Our western values impart in us a sense that transparency in government is very important.  But that public spirit of not keeping secrets from citizens makes us think we should be told about the ways in which our foes are being obstructed.  However, such transparency is welcomed by enemies like ISIS because it tells them what to be prepared for.

In a perfect world, reporting security measures to the citizenry seems desirable.  But we live in a world of very unequal mentalities.  We in the educated world assume that everyone appreciates civilization and will always work to make life better for all people.   However, this assumption does not apply to cultures that reject western ideals.

Steps Towards A Safer World

We should rather be told that powerful groups are doing positive things, and not be told the details of how those actions are conducted.  Our enemies want us to tell them how we are countering their efforts.  It is a mistake of the first order to come out and tell them the details and limitations of our capabilities.

News providers, in particular, should reject editorial stories that compromise our national intelligence efforts.  If we are good at detecting rats, let’s not tell the rats how we are doing it.

Can We Keep Secrets anymore?

I like public officials who can keep national secrets.  All the news outlets should be reminded that their reports are a weapon in the terrorists’ arsenal.