The other day I had another youthful flashback caused by American politics. Since 9/11 we talk about connecting the dots to find the answers we seek. Every day we are presented with multiple dots that don’t bode well for the Trump administration. With a little poetic license I will call them polka dots. That brought to mind Brian Hyland’s 1960 song, Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Polkadot Bikini. Let’s explore. Continue reading Insufficient Material
I feel I need to include a timeline in my writing lately because events in American politics are moving at such a rapid pace. We talk of a 24 hour news cycle; of late it appears to be more like a 12 hour news cycle. This morning’s news is old news by dinner time. That happened to me again last night. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump’s Crazy Train
Another day means another attempt to catch up with the circus at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It is Tuesday morning as I write this posting. Late Monday afternoon the Washington Post broke the news that President Trump revealed classified information to the Russians during their recent Oval Office meeting. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Lacks Mature Judgment
For factual inaccuracy I criticize those Americans who proclaim that Donald Trump is not their President. I, like them, may not like it but the simple fact is that Donald Trump is the current President of the United States. That doesn’t mean I have to like the fact and today I’d like to present another reason why that is so. Continue reading My President Is A Hypocrite
“Security; what security?” I remember that being my then pre-school nephew’s reply to my answer as to the purpose of the automatic gate at the entrance to the Florida community I lived in at the time. He was correct. The gate provided the illusion of security as well as giving the management a selling point, but in reality did almost nothing to prevent an unwanted intruder from entering the neighborhood. That story relates to the Trump administration and its attitude toward national security. Let’s explore. Continue reading Security; What Security?