Tag Archives: national security

My President Lacks Mature Judgment

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

My President Is Very Bad At His Job

America only has one President at a time. Currently that is Donald Trump. I don’t have to like that fact, but the only rational choice is to accept it. Trump is incredibly bad at his job! I could spend the following paragraphs detailing a plethora of examples. Instead I’m going to use one that came to my attention the other day. You will probably be a shocked as I was. Trump’s incompetence is actually worse than I thought. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Very Bad At His Job

Security; What Security?

“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?

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

Boy, Was I Stupid!

Especially this time of the year, I budget space for specific articles. I had budgeted today’s space for an article on Donald Trump’s promised December 15th press conference, (I guess they are no longer “press availabilities”), on how he was going to resolve his business conflicts of interest. Monday night he sent out a tweet (what else) saying that it was cancelled. No reschedule date was set. His transition team said that Trump was so busy concentrating on filling out his Cabinet that he hadn’t had the time to finalize the arrangements of his business affairs. Let’s explore. Continue reading Boy, Was I Stupid!