List of Posts to dwkcommentaries–Chronological (2017) First Half


# Date Title
934 01/01/17 Report for dwkcommentaries–2016
935 01/02/17 More Reasons To Believe There Is a Dim Future for U.S.-Cuba Normalization
936 01/05/17 Secretary of State John Kerry’s Review of His Stewardship of U.S. Foreign Policy Regarding Cuba
937 01/06/17 U.S. Secretaries of Commerce and Treasury Comment on Developments Regarding Cuba
938 01/09/17 Why Is Donald Trump Disparaging the U.S. Intelligence Community?
938A 01/09/17 Other Observers Identify Trump’s Character Flaw
938B 01/10/17 Another Columnist Nails Trump’s Character
848H 01/10/17 Increased Competition Among Top-Tier Law Firms
927D 01/10/17 Cuba’s Private-Ownership Sector Faces Dual Uncertainties
939 01/10/17 Three Experts Anticipate Little Change in U.S. Policies Regarding Cuba
939A 01/10/17 Another Expert Believes Trump Administration Will Find Good U.S. Deals with Cuba
940 01/11/17 Washington Post Endorses Continued Normalization with Cuba
941 01/12/17 Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson Addresses U.S. Policies Regarding Cuba
942 01/12/17 Representatives Emmer and Castor Introduce Bill To End Embargo of Cuba
943 01/13/17 U.S. Ends Special Immigration Benefits for Cubans
943A 01/13/17 Plaudits (2 to 1) for Ending U.S. Special Immigration Benefits for Cubans
944 01/14/17 Additional Reactions to End of U.S. Special Immigration Benefits for Cubans
945 01/15/17 Other Current Developments Regarding Cuban Migration to U.S.
946 01/17/17 U.S. and Cuba Continue To Implement Normalization
947 01/18/17 Lobbying the Incoming Trump Administration To Continue Normalization with Cuba
315A 01/19/17 Larry Leventhal’s Participation in Minneapolis Public Schools’ Desegregation Case
948 01/20/17 U.S. and Cuba Sign Additional Agreements
949 01/21/17 Criticism of U.S.-Cuba Law Enforcement Agreement
950 01/23/17 Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State Nominee, Provides Written Responses Regarding Cuba to Senate Foreign Relations Committee
951 01/26/17 President Raúl Castro Says Cuba Can Work with Trump Administration
952 01/26/17 Increased Risk of Nuclear War
953 01/27/17 New U.S. Ambassador to U.N., NIckki Haley, May Present a Challenge to Supporters of U.S.-Cuba Normalization
954 01/28/17 Cuban Entrepreneurs Express Frustration and Confidence
955 01/29/17 Fraud in Cuba’s Foreign Medical Mission
956 01/30/17 Jesus’ Inaugural Address
957 02/02/17 Langston Hughes’ Poem Sung at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
958 02/04/17 Trump Administration Reviewing U.S. Policies Regarding Cuba
959 02/05/17 Senate Confirms Nomination of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State
960 02/07/17 James Weldon Johnson Poem Sung at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
961 02/09/17 The Improper Use of Senate Rule XIX To Stop Senator Warren from Speaking
962 02/11/17 Jesus, the Refugee
963 02/12/17 Trump’s Unfounded Fear of Refugees
964 02/15/17 U.S. First Congress: Overview, 1789-1791
965 02/17/17 Trump and Rubio Share Similar Views on Cuba
966 02/18/17 U.S. First Congress: Creation of the Federal Judiciary, 1789
967 02/20/17 U.S. First Congress: Establishment of Racial Categories for U.S. Census and Citizenship Naturalization, 1790
968 02/22/17 U.S. First Congress: Debates Slavery, 1790
969 02/26/17 Trump’s Macroeconomic Idiocies
970 03/04/17 U.S. First Congress: Adoption of the First Ten Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
971 03/10/17 The U.S. Senate’s Dysfunctional Confirmation Process
972 03/13/17 Reactions to Tom Friedman’s “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations”
973 03/15/17 Proposed Reparations for Slavery
974 03/17/17 Granma’s Positive View of Cuban Free Enterprise
975 03/19/17 George Will’s Embrace of Natural Law
976 03/20/17 Judge Gorsuch Might Be A Liberal Originalist on Supreme Court
977 03/22/17 Cubans Want Economic Growth and Opportunity
978 03/24/17 Economic Problems Bedevil Cuban Government and President Raúl Castro
973A 03/26/17 Georgetown University Employee’s Ancestor Was Slave Sold by the University
978A 03/26/17 Elderly Cubans Unable To Retire
979 03/27/17 The Importance of a Growing U.S. Population
980 04/02/17 Salvadoran Responses to Invalidation of Its Amnesty Law
979A 04/03/17 Comment about Nick Kristoff by Chuck Coate
979B 04/03/17 Response about Nick Kristoff
981 04/04/17 Delay in U.S. Extradition of Inocente Orlando Montano Morales to Spain for Trial in Murder of Jesuit Priests in El Salvador
982 04/05/17 Uncertainty Over Future Cuba Policies of Trump Administration
982A 04/06/17 Uncertainty About U.S. Policies Regarding Cuba Still Reigns Amid Competitive Lobbying
983 04/10/17 Disagreement About the Positive Impacts of Immigration
984 04/23/17 U.S. Entry Into the Cuban War of Independence and Establishment of the Protectorate of Cuba, 1898-1934
918B 05/03/17 Comments from Seven Minnesota Interracial Couples
979C 05/07/17 U.S. Needs Immigrants for Economic Growth
985 05/07/17 Cuba and Morocco Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations
986 05/09/17 U.N. Security Council Orders More Negotiations About Western Sahara Conflict
987 05/11/17 Further Delay in Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer to Spain
987A 05/13/17 Report of Developments Regarding Montano Quoted in Another Blog
988 05/13/17 Reinstatement of Sentence of Former Salvadoran Military Officer for Participation in Murders of Jesuit Priests
989 05/15/17 A Christian-Muslim Conversation About Forgiveness
990 05/17/17 An Exciting Introduction to Morocco
991 05/19/17 Morocco’s Multilateral and Bilateral Counterterrorism Efforts
918C 05/19/17 Increase in Racial Intermarriage in U.S.
992 05/21/17 Morocco Promotes Moderate Islam with Declaration of Marrakesh
993 05/23/17 U.S. State Department’s Report on Moroccan Religious Freedom
994 05/24/17 The Mission of Morocco’s Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs
995 05/25/17 Rumors of Upcoming Trump Administration Rollbacks of U.S. Normalization of Relations with Cuba
985A  05/27/17  Cuba Reaffirms Support of Polisario
996  05/27/17  New U.S. Senate Bills Embrace Normalization with Cuba
 902A  05/29/17  Cuba’s Birth Rate Declined in 2016
 997  05/31/17  U.N. Human Rights Committee’s Evaluation of Morocco’s Human Rights Record
 998  06/03/17 God’s Restlessness at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
 918D  06/04/17 Broader Social Impact of Interracial Marriages
 999  06/05/17 U.S. State Department’s Report on Morocco’s Human Rights
 1000  06/10/17  Trump Administration Reportedly Planning To Reverse Some Aspects of Normalization of Cuba Relations
1000A  06/10/17 Another Source Predicts Limited Changes to U.S. Policies Regarding Cuba
 1001  06/11/17 U.S. Senators Urge Prioritization of Obtaining Compensation for Cuban Expropriation of Property Owned by U.S. Nationals
 1001A  06/12/17 Question about U.S. Standing To Assert Expropriation Claims Against Cuba
 1001B  06/12/17 Response Regarding U.S. Expropriation Claims Against Cuba
 918E  06/13/17 Additional Reflections on Impact of Supreme Court’s Loving Decision
 1002  06/14/17 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Criticizes Certain Aspects of U.S.-Cuba Normalization
 1003  06/14/17 Senator and Congressman Urge Increased U.S. Agricultural Exports to Cuba
 1004  06/16/17 More Delay in U.S. Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer
 1005  06/19/17 President Trump Announces Reversal of Some Cuba Normalization Policies
 1006  06/21/17 U.S. Reactions to Trump Reversals of Some U.S.-Cuba Normalization Policies
 1007  06/22/17 Cuban Reactions to Trump Reversals of Some U.S.-Cuba Normalization Policies
 1008  06/23/17 This blogger’s Reaction to Trump Reversals of Some U.S.-Cuba Normalization Policies
 1009  06/24/17  President Obama and Moroccan King’s White House Meeting
1005A  06/24/17 More Details on Trump’s Announcement of Reversals of Some Cuban Normalization Policies
 1006A  06/24/17  More Details on U.S. Reactions to Trump’s Announcement of Reversals of Some Cuban Normalization Policies
 1007A  06/24/17 More Details on Cuban Reactions to Trump’s Announcement of Reversals of Some Cuban Normalization Policies
 1008A  06/24/17 More Details on This Blogger’s Reactions to Trump’s Announcement of Reversals of Some Cuban Normalization Policies
 1010  06/25/17 Recent History of United States-Morocco Relations
 1011  06/26/17 President Trump’s New Policy on Cuba Could Substantially Reduce Remittances to Relatives in Cuba
 1012  06/27/17 Cuban Council of Churches Statement Regarding President Donald Trump’s Announced Changes to U.S.-Cuba Policy
 1013  06/28/17 Reducing Adverse Impact on Cuban Entrepreneurs of Trump’s Partial Ban on U.S. Person-to-Person Travel to Cuba
 1007B  06/29/17  Mixed Signs on Impact on Cuba of Trump’s Policy Shift
 1014  06/30/17 Analysis Shows Cuban Military Controls Only 4% of Cuba’s Gross Domestic Product
 1015 06/30/17 Cuban Council of Ministers Reviews Cuba’s Budget and Economy