Reemberto Rodriguez Personal Blog

Thank you for visiting. I’ve started this blog because, well, I had to do somethingSo, here are some loose, disconnected, but hopefully coherent thoughts on the State of the (dis)Union.

*NOTE: Given the large number of spam comments, if you’d like to engage in the conversation, please e-mail me Reemberto [at] gmail.

Trump found guilty of insurrection by majority of Senators [02/14/21]

Top 10 Trump Truths: Indisputable Truths About His Presidency [01/24/21]

He has to go. Now. [01/07/21]

What are we to make of Trump? [12/22/20]

Donald, you are done. [11/24/20]

Welcome back to Trump’s America. Regardless. [11/5/20]

What to make of life in the likelihood of four more years of Trump’s America? [11/4/20]

There’s still time to get good folks to vote #BidenHarris [10/25/2020]

Fighting Trump on his own terms: Insults. [10/11/2020]

The choice can not be clearer: An Authoritarian USA or an Aspirational USA? [9/22/30]

This is Trump’s America. He created this mess. [8/30/20/

Trump’s Loyal Troops [08/12/20]

Conservative and/or Liberal? A Paradigm [08/02/20]

A month on Facebook Posting: Documenting Trump’s Insanity [07/25/20]

Comprehensive list of reprehensible acts [06/27/20]

COVID-19 + Protest = A Cry for Change [06/20/20]

Let them fester and drown in their own cesspool of cultish crap [05/23/20]

The craziness continues. No end in sight. Until Nov 3rd. [05/17/20]

Anti-Trump Cubans are not “Socialists” (A guest post) [04/26/20]

Opening up the economy [04/26/20]

Trump vs COVID-19: The saga continues [04/11/20]

I blame Trump. 100%. It is his fault. I am staying home. [03/12/20]

You can not make this stuff up. Trump and the Coronavirus incompetence [03/05/20]

Visualizing 4 more years of Trump – it ain’t pretty [03/02/20]

ABCD for President 2020 [02/16/20]

Tolerating the unthinkable to gain a feeling of safety and certainty [02/16/20]

Welcome to Trumplandia [02/01/19]

Let’s end this nightmare [01/19/20]

Merry Christmas – no thanks to Trump! [12/12/19]

What to make of this madness – regardless of impeachment [11/24/19]

Trump’s latest Cuba ploy: Doing Putin’s bidding yet again [10/26/19]

The Great Compromise of the 21st Century [10/04/19]

We need to stop reacting to Trump – And start responding [8/26/19]

Whose country is it anyway? [08/14/19]

Who knew? Who knew Presidents can behave – and act – as Dictators? [07/28/19]

Republican and Democratic Party Position: Can we talk? [07/21/19]

Every day it is more difficult to control the rage. Yet we must. [07/14/19]

Democrats debate. Trump Tweets [06/28/19]

Somebody please get this man some help [06/09/19]

So different, yet so similar – and inescapably interwoven [05/30/19]

A 2020 Vision for 2020 [05/19/19]

What to make of this insanity? Going backwards on Cuba [05/08/19]

Putin wins. Again. (A critique of the new misguided Cuba policy.) [04/18/19]

Trump may or may not be a criminal. That changes little. [03/30/19]

It is never to early to think about voting [03/23/19]

Of Vietnam, Cuba, and Trump [02/25/19]

Declaring a national emergency to build a piece of wall at the U.S./Mexico border is simply indefensible [02/17/19]

Putin, Pelosi, Trump – and Venezuela [01/27/19]

A useful idiot or a Russian spy? [01/13/19]

If all politics is local, I am certainly blessed to be in a good place [12/08/18]

When leaders disappoint: Two Battles for a Lifetime and Eternity [11/21/2018]

We must build our public square on civil dialogue – an article I wish I had written [11/19/18]

Mid-term elections, for the record [11/14/18]

You know you are a Trump supporter if… [10/24/18]

What to do in the face of civic and faith calamity [9/18/18]

Why vote? Trump. [8/30/18]

The President just called a woman a dog – and that’s ok with his supporters [8/18/18]

The cost of comfort in the time of Trump [7/30/18]

 Forget collusion… This is treason! [07/10/18]

This too shall come to pass, or will it? [06/21/18]

Why I join. Why I stay. [06/10/18]

The continuing devolution of America [06/03/18]

Inspiration to get folks registered to vote: Stacey Abrams Acceptance Speech [05/23/18]

The time for arguing is over. It is time to get folks registered to vote! [05/17/18]

Make America Aspirational Again [04/28/18]

Everybody does it! So why are we beating up on Trump? [04/14/18]

Trump: The ultimate Emotional Vacuum Cleaner [03/17/18]

A love letter to President Trump [02/25/18]

The Info Silo – a new reality. Yet vote we must! [02/10/18]

When hate of past leaders obscures you capacity to critique today’s demagogue [01/27/18]

Cuba: Realities, Dreams, Nightmares, and Possibilities [01/14/18]

Hope for 2018: Have courage and be tender [12/24/17]

I just bought a $10,000,000 house. And I will not be paying for it. [12/17/17]

This is nothing short of a partisan dictatorship [12/11/17]

This useful idiot may have just outlived his usefulness [12/02/17]

Thank you, Mr. President! [11/24/17]

Real example of Trump’s bad policy directions – and the need to keep on keeping on [11/13/17]

A Year Later: Why I still #RESIST [11/06/17]

Shameful. And dare I say: Not very Christian. Zero – zilch – moral compass [10/28/17]

Making America small, divided, and mean – like it’s never been [10/26/17]

A pathetic President: Trump in Puerto Rico [10/05/17]

THIS is what Trump has unleashed (THIS is what a Trump supporter looks like) [09/03/17]

Trump, stay away from Texas! [08/28/17]

Is dictatorship around the corner? [08/13/17]

Stop. Please stop. Just quit. [07/26/17]

Why Russia Resonates: Its all about Steve Bannon [07/16/17]

Happy Birthday USA: May your childish tantrum soon be over [07/04/17]

It’s About Policy: Trump’s Top Ten Bad Policies [06/17/17]

Budget is policy: Agencies to be eliminate under Trump’s proposed budget [05/31/17]

Getting to a reasonable budget: It’s time to work around him, not with him [05/28/17]

America the Ugly? [05/20/2017]

The intersection, balancing, and tension between Individual and collective well being [05/13/17]

Desperately seeking positive vibes – yet nada in sight [05/01/17]

The Revenge of the Nerds – and the Geeks; and the Scientists! [04/23/17]

The White House Amateur Hour: It’d be funny if it wasn’t so serious [04/14/17]

Danger, Danger! [04/05/17]

An afternoon in my bubble. A good bubble. [03/25/17]

This is no joke or exaggeration. He is proposing to ELIMINATE these programs COMPLETELY [03/18/17]

He has scared us straight! His tough talk is evidently working. [03/11/17]

Opposite take on populism: Trump and Francis [03/06/17]

How to create a Capitalist Oligarchy [02/23/17]

I woke up this morning with mundane worries about the weather. Many did not have that luxury. [02/13/17]

News from the other side: What forms you? [02/05/17]

Am I the only one beginning to get the sense that this train is about to derail? [01/29/17]

Trump’s Troops: Some are our family and friends [01/24/17]

On Abortion: The Inauguration, the Women’s March, and the Pro-Life Movement [01/19]17]

On Cuban pride and Trump’s pickle [01/13/17]

The Missing 5 C’s in Mr. Trump’s Vocabulary: Community, Consensus, Collaboration, Cooperation, Collective. [01/11/17]

The Trump Style: You may not like it. But it evidently works. [12/22/16]

Just checking. To my Trumpistas friends and family: Are you still ok with this? [12/13/16]

A non-conventional candidate and soon-to-be non-conventional President may just be leading us to a very conventional war [12/06/16]

Call me touchie-feelie [12/02/16]

Making America small [11/28/16]

On this Thanksgiving Day, we give thanks for the amazing community we call home [11/24/16]

Brilliant. The man IS brilliant! (But, pssst: Remember the First Amendment?) [11/22/16]

Of echo chambers and silos [11/19/16]

Let’s not fool ourselves: The future will be different from the past. It always has been. [11/17/16]

Mr. President-Elect: You lost the popular vote. You do NOT have a mandate [11/16/16]

Lest we forget – Why we protest [11/15/16]