* It's Daylight Savings Time in America ... Justice Kennedy's announced retirement and Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick will set the country's clock back by a few decades, especially when it comes to individual rights.
* No Art of the Deal ... After bombing at the G-7 Summit, caving in to North Korea's Kim Jong Un (who's currently upgrading his nuclear facilities), becoming Vladimir Putin's lap dog on the world stage, and generally undermining western cohesion, conservatives like Cathy Abernathy still think Trump knows how to make a deal.
* Trade partners becoming trade competitors ... With a frayed western alliance, looming tariff battles, currency devaluations, and global debt loads we're heading for a 1930s-like environment. Simply put, as I point out in my political economy and international relations classes, if goods can't cross borders, soldiers will.
From last night's discussion on KGET's 17 News segment ...
And, yes, I am a prophet :-)
After last night's discussion, a former student sent me the picture below, with some kind comments. The fact that they're paying attention - and appreciative of what I do - puts a smile on my face.