Tag Archives: money in politics

The Hidden Forest

There is an old saying about not being able to see the forest for the trees. Basically it is about distraction; focusing on part and therefore not seeing the whole. I fear we may well be in that situation when it comes to national politics. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Hidden Forest

People Are Going To Jail

Today President Trump starts his fifth month in office. It seems like it has been years and I certainly don’t mean that in a good way! Let’s explore. Continue reading People Are Going To Jail

Maybe It’s Capo Trump

I have compared the Trump administration to an organized criminal enterprise on many occasions. I have gone as far as to call the President “Don Trump”. (That was not used as the familiar form of his first name.) Perhaps I gave him too high of a rank. Let’s explore. Continue reading Maybe It’s Capo Trump

Fart Jokes Anyone?

When standup comics are dying on stage their ace in the hole/last resort is to tell some fart jokes. The Republicans and Trump administration may well be at that point. To explore that and some equally distasteful things that are on my mind today please continue reading. Continue reading Fart Jokes Anyone?

A Good System Exploited

This is one of my least partisan columns. While government is run by politicians who are often beholden to contributors this is not a clear left-right, Democrat-Republican issue. I want to reconnoiter the exploitation of our youth and reinforcement of inequity in today’s America of increasingly important internship programs.  Let’s explore. Continue reading A Good System Exploited