The biggest American political story of last week unquestionably was the repercussions of the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Florida. While there is a lot there you can still color me skeptical. I can’t cover every aspect in a single article but I’d appreciate the opportunity to explore some of them with you. Continue reading Cover For Cowards, Another Scam Or Both?
Those of you who know me well and have had private conversations with me know I tend to use profanity when I’m passionate about a subject. Fortunately I keep that under control in public and in my writing. On Valentine’s Day I was very angry about the school shooting in Florida and had I immediately written anything my piece would have been filled with multi-syllable dirty words. My passion hasn’t subsided but my language is now under control. I even found a sliver of hope coming out of this situation. Let’s explore. Continue reading No Dirty Words Because I Waited
On the afternoon of January 20, 2017 Donald Trump took the oath of office of the Presidency of the United States of America. Those words were his first lies in office and it hasn’t improved since. The oath reads in part, “…defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same…” In the following paragraphs I will cite several occasions where Trump has failed. My examples are far from a complete listing. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump’s Hollow Words
This is the second in a series of articles that I am writing well ahead of posting in order to give myself some time off at the end of the year. Something material could change in the interim posing a risk. I feel confident that none of the events I will outline today will transpire before I get back to my version of “live blogging”. Feel the need to laugh? Then come along. Continue reading A Busy News Day That Will Never Happen
Congress comes into a lot of criticism for being unproductive. Speaker Paul Ryan likes to defend the productivity of the House by citing the number of bills it passes that die in the Senate. While I am far from a defender of Mitch McConnell’s Senate, if I put my old management hat on I would say we are dealing with a quality control problem in addition to a productivity problem. Let’s explore. Continue reading House Garbage