Tuesday morning we awoke to what the Trump administration hoped would be the end of the Michael Flynn controversy with the news of General Flynn’s resignation as National Security Advisor. From someone who lived through the Nixon and Reagan administrations I say: not so fast! Let’s explore. Continue reading Flynn Flam
At noon tomorrow Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America. More than just progressives are unhappy about that. Trump is about to take office with an approval rating of only 40%. In 2009 Barack Obama was inaugurated with an approval rating nearly double that (78%). Many Americans feel like a death row inmate hours from execution hoping against hope for a last minute reprieve. Despite being vehemently anti-Trump I’m not one of them. Let’s me explain why. Continue reading No Reprieve
Late in the campaign the Trump forces added a new phrase to their arsenal: “Drain the swamp.” His minions immediately picked up on it and echoed it to all that would listen. It was part of their justification for supporting him. Well, actions speak louder than words. Let’s explore. Continue reading Draining The Swamp – Really?
Well we are finally here; it is Election Day. Much of America will be glued to the television watching the results come in. For my part I will have one (but more likely two) computers and a television on. Here are the things I’ll be watching for. Continue reading Tonight’s Indicators
We can have a legitimate dialog about what the biggest political story of last week was but I’m going out on the sturdiest limb in eternity in predicting the election will be the biggest story of this week. I’m ready to make my final Electoral College predictions of the cycle and they will all but reveal the winner’s identity. Let’s explore. Continue reading It’s Nerdy Time – Fourth Edition