Vern Turner

‘I Alone Can Fix It’
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‘I Alone Can Fix It’

BY VERN TURNER The full statement reads: Nobody knows the system better than me, which is why I alone can fix it.” Who said this? None other than Donald J. Trump, the man who knows the system. This level of arrogance hasn’t been achieved since the Third Reich declared the Aryan race superior to all…

Greed, Incompetence And Self-Serving Nincompoopery
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Greed, Incompetence And Self-Serving Nincompoopery

BY VERN TURNER If this past week didn’t show how inept our current denizens of Congress and the White House were at actually governing, there’s no other way to explain it without using words like counter-productive, collapse, dysfunction, palace coup, etc. As this writer has predicted in several essays and books, the current Republican style…

The Poverty Game
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The Poverty Game

BY VERN TURNER A disturbing newspaper article March 13 reported over 40 Somalians being killed by the collapse of a giant trash heap in the capital city of Mogadishu. It was a real trash landslide from a “landfill” that was 50 years old. This situation begged the question: What were all those people doing in…

The Events Of Our Greatness
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The Events Of Our Greatness

BY VERN TURNER The United States has just inaugurated its 45th president. Donald Trump’s campaign line was Make America Great Again. Many of us who watch such key indicators as job growth and the stock market shook our heads and wondered what he was talking about. The key indicators were doing very well across the…

Betrayal! The Ugliness Of Trump
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Betrayal! The Ugliness Of Trump

BY VERN TURNER Upon reviewing my previous essays on betrayals within our nation’s politics and government, I saw that certain prophecies have unfortunately come true, and some things not imagined have come to pass that are even worse. There is a sense of ugliness coming from this newly ordained administration and Congress that smacks of…

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