Vern Turner

An Extinction Event
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An Extinction Event

BY VERN TURNER An extinction event occurs when several factors combine to alter the environment in which an organism can survive. It prevents the organism, or organisms, from reproducing by eliminating what it needs to flourish and reproduce enough viable offspring to overcome some or all of the factors that threaten the organisms’ existence. Sometimes…

What Will It Take, People?
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What Will It Take, People?

BY VERN TURNER The volume and intensity of news regarding the Trump Administration is becoming more convoluted than a John LeCarre’ spy novel. It seems that the corruption, lies, deceit, sedition, incompetence and embarrassing episodes have no limits with this latter-day Romanov impersonation. With each breaking story line, that wonderfully salient line from All the President’s…

Fired!
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Fired!

BY VERN TURNER On April 5, I left for 3½ weeks of fabulous travel to a most remarkable, clean and friendly country, New Zealand. Why, they’re so backward, they actually don’t care what your religion or ethnicity is. They are so conservative, they actually invest in their environment, their children’s education and the health of their citizens….

‘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…

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