Over the past few days I’ve noticed several “dots” somewhat hidden in the news. I think I may have connected them and if so I have a prediction to make. Let’s explore. Continue reading On Base: Donald Trump
In order to solve international problems a political leader often needs international support. On July 4th North Korea gave America what it described as a present by test launching an ICBM. The juxtaposition of those two facts doesn’t look good for America. Let’s explore. Continue reading Image Matters
For some time political politicization has been one of the biggest problems in America. Recent revelations of various reactions to the disclosure of Russian interference in our 2016 election illustrate this anew. Let’s explore. Continue reading Tribe Over Country Or Duty
Perhaps it’s my age, but I really don’t think so. More likely it is the malarkey the Trump administration is trying to get me to believe. There is talk of a new normal. I accept that to a degree; we are going through a second industrial revolution and many things are changing. Facts are still facts and the truth is still the truth. Contradictions are contradictions and alternative facts are lies. Let’s explore. Continue reading The New Abnormal?
Last week a tape of a public appearance by Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull became widely available in America. The tape was of a public appearance in Australia where Turnbull told a series of Donald Trump jokes that brought the house down in laughter. They were easy laughs; one step up from fart jokes. Such is the international perception of my President. What are the implications of that? Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is An International Joke