Tag Archives: George W. Bush

The Apprentice President

Normally I hope President Trump reads my postings. I doubt he will like them but perhaps he will comprehend them sufficiently to learn something. Today is an exception because one of my biggest fears is probably the best thing he could do to lengthen the organized criminal enterprise he calls an administration. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Apprentice President

Trump Said Nothing Of Substance That Wasn’t Dangerous

Monday night I settled in front of the television just before 9pm to hear President Trump address the nation from Ft. Myer in Arlington, Virginia about his plans for handling the nearly 16 year-old conflict in Afghanistan. (Early in his speech he referred to it as a 17 year-old war. He must have been using Paul Ryan arithmetic. 17-1=16 where I went to school; I’m giving him the rounding errors.) In my mind it was worse than a 25 minute nothingburger; the tiny bit of substance that it contained was mind bogglingly dangerous. Let’s explore.       Continue reading Trump Said Nothing Of Substance That Wasn’t Dangerous

Dueling Insanity

For last week’s biggest story I am simply choosing the timeframe of Tuesday through Friday mornings inclusive. As of this writing (early Friday afternoon) some among us a wondering whether we will make it to this article’s intended publishing of Sunday morning; I’m betting we will. Let’s explore. Continue reading Dueling Insanity

Trump’s Malarkey Machine

Years ago comedian Bill Maher still offered the best description of Donald Trump to date when Maher said, “He’s a bullshit artist.” On the level Trump is now playing you can’t do it all by yourself. You need enablers and reinforcements if you want to be a world class liar. He has Kellyanne Conway and Sarah Huckabee-Sanders on his payroll. Who can forget the soon to depart (and already removed from visibility) Sean Spicer. To top them all there was the cameo but memorable appearance by Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci. Outside the White House there is the entire right wing mythology machine including the king of them all Fox News. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump’s Malarkey Machine