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My President Appears To Deal In Dirty Money

On extremely rare occasion (perhaps once a year) I base an entire posting on one article. Today is one of those rare occasions. The article is the work of Adam Davidson in the March 13th edition of The New Yorker magazine entitled: Donald Trump’s Worst Deal. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Appears To Deal In Dirty Money

Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0

Maybe it was to distract from his Russian problem. Perhaps it was to protect Jeff Sessions and give the Attorney General a chance to be a team player. Imaginably it was another move to placate his base. Very conceivably it was some or all of the above. In any event Donald Trump signed an executive order calling for another version of his Muslim ban. He was a bit slicker this time. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0

Flynn Flam

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

Some Of What Is Going On

I’m not going to claim I understand every move the Trump administration is making. One of the gaps in my education is that I never studied abnormal phycology. Today I’d like to look at two things that are going on and try to explain them. Let’s explore. Continue reading Some Of What Is Going On

To: The World From: This American

This article is intended primarily for my international readership. A big however! If we are going to correct the situation it is up to me and my fellow Americans.

Please don’t judge America or the vast majority of the American people by our current President and his closest cronies! We are good, welcoming, warm hearted people. We are almost exclusively a country of immigrants or the decedents of immigrants. In my case three of my four grandparents were born in Poland. By global standards I have a great life. By American standards I have an average life. That tells you how good life in America is relative to most of the world. Many Americans or their not far removed ancestors came here escaping something. Almost all came in pursuit of a better life for themselves and their descendants. I’m glad my ancestors came! Continue reading To: The World From: This American