Tag Archives: Congress

The Fast And The Are You Serious?

If the Trump administration has done nothing else it has given people like me plenty to write about. My biggest problem is that I cannot possible comment on everything I would like to. Today I’d like to do a sort of catch up article. I want to touch on several things one paragraph at a time. Come along. Continue reading The Fast And The Are You Serious?

Something (Kinda) Nice To Say

Monday morning I awoke to the news that a deal had been struck to keep the government funded through the end of its fiscal year (September). That was a pleasant surprise since just last Friday the best Washington could do was a one week kick the can deal. The package, (which still needs to pass both chambers and gets the President’s signature), appears to be a rare example of cooperation between both Parties and among the House and Senate leadership along with the White House. That actually sounds like a functioning federal government which was worth interrupting my regularly scheduled posting. In the blogging world that is the equivalent of a stop the presses moment. Let’s explore. Continue reading Something (Kinda) Nice To Say

Abject Failure – Part Three

Donald Trump has not had the worst first 100 days of any American President; that dubious distinction belongs to William Henry Harrison who died on his 31st day in office as a result of getting ill during a long inauguration speech and almost immediately going to bed. Trump inauguration speech was a dark vision of America but at least he didn’t catch phenomena. By all appearances Trump will last the 100 days which was not a sure thing earlier on. My “praise” doesn’t get much better. Let’s explore. Continue reading Abject Failure – Part Three

Master Dealmaker?

Donald Trump holds himself forth as a genius when it comes to making deals. (“I alone can do this.”) One of his claims to fame is co-authoring the book The Art of the Deal which, of course, he is the star of. In reality he is a lousy dealmaker. Let’s explore. Continue reading Master Dealmaker?

Fart Jokes Anyone?

When standup comics are dying on stage their ace in the hole/last resort is to tell some fart jokes. The Republicans and Trump administration may well be at that point. To explore that and some equally distasteful things that are on my mind today please continue reading. Continue reading Fart Jokes Anyone?