The biggest American political story of last week unquestionably was the repercussions of the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Florida. While there is a lot there you can still color me skeptical. I can’t cover every aspect in a single article but I’d appreciate the opportunity to explore some of them with you. Continue reading Cover For Cowards, Another Scam Or Both?
Progressives like me tend to say that Trump and the Republicans are not accomplishing anything. I think we need to modify that statement by adding the word “constructive” at the end. Much of what they are “accomplishing” is being done in a semi-news blackout because antics, scandals and other news are dominating coverage. I’d like to take a look at a few instances that occurred in just the last few days. Let’s explore. Continue reading While We Were Distracted Again
I base my articles on fact. As a progressive the facts almost invariably reinforce my positions so I have no need to rely on myth, rumor or speculation. Today’s article is based on an opinion I keep hearing repeated by economists and journalists whose beat is the economy. If true, it illustrates another scam that Trump and his enablers are pulling on Joe Lunchbucket. Let’s explore. Continue reading Don’t Spend It Yet
Those of you who know me well and have had private conversations with me know I tend to use profanity when I’m passionate about a subject. Fortunately I keep that under control in public and in my writing. On Valentine’s Day I was very angry about the school shooting in Florida and had I immediately written anything my piece would have been filled with multi-syllable dirty words. My passion hasn’t subsided but my language is now under control. I even found a sliver of hope coming out of this situation. Let’s explore. Continue reading No Dirty Words Because I Waited
The punctuation mark in today’s title is not a mistake. Today’s article is not a prediction; it is an illustration of the strange territory we may well be entering into. The scenario is somewhat fictitious but it is based on the reality America operates under. At the risk of creating a new genre of literature best described as “political science fiction” I offer you the following. Continue reading President Who!