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Between The Ears

I’m not that different from the cartoon character you see with an angel sitting on one shoulder and a devil on the other both whispering contradictory instructions into the ear adjacent to them. This became abundantly clear to me Monday night as I watch footage of demonstrators pulling down a confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina. Let’s explore. Continue reading Between The Ears

A Deceptive Scoreboard?

If you look at the mythical political scoreboard in Washington the Republicans are in the lead and therefore appear to be winning. They control the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives (by a wide margin). (For the sake of this “exercise” I won’t delve into the Supreme Court.) Not so fast. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Deceptive Scoreboard?

Deadly Ego?

Most reasonable Americans felt that the Obamacare repeal effort/tax rate cut for the wealthy was dead, (a/k/a Trumpcare), for at least this Congress after Friday morning. Think again. Let’s explore. Continue reading Deadly Ego?

The Tale Of Two Dons And One Crew

The situation in Washington is so surreal that it resembles a fairy tale so today I thought I would tell you one and in the course of it explain what I think is happening with health care. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dons And One Crew

No Fishing

When you juxtapose the facts that I care about America and that Donald Trump is currently President it is easy to understand why I am often upset these days. Lately one thing in particular is annoying me because it is so clear cut yet so many are dancing around its fringes with superfluous arguments. Let’s explore. Continue reading No Fishing