Last weekend the Trump administration rolled out another propagandist Stephen Miller. In less than a month Sean Spicer and Kellyanne Conway have shot their credibility because the general public finally started paying attention. Miller was dispatched to do the Sunday talk shows. Political junkies already were aware of him. His claims to fame were having worked for Jeff Sessions prior to being the warm-up act at most Trump rallies as well as writing many Trump speeches. Let’s explore. Continue reading Rock Omens?
President-elect Donald Trump shocked America this weekend when in an interview he seemed to come out in favor of a Bernie Sanders like plan for national health care. Meanwhile the Congressional Republicans are already making the preliminary legislative moves to repeal Obamacare without any viable replacement in sight. What are we in for? Let’s explore. Continue reading Repeal And Rhetoric?
Like so much that is wrong with present day America Grover Norquist got his start under Ronald Reagan. In his February 2012 speech to CPAC he outlined what he thought the qualifications to be the Republican presidential nominee should be. It’s scary but the Republicans may have finally achieved their goal. Let’s explore. Continue reading Another Curse of Reagan
When I lived in the Tampa Bay area on of my great pleasures was listening to the late Chris Thomas’ sports radio show on WDAE. Thomas often used an expression which I have stolen, “One or the other but not both.” That exactly sums up the situation much of the public and the Republicans find themselves in with Obamacare. Let’s explore. Continue reading One Or The Other
Back in October I participated in a march against domestic violence and sexual assault that was sponsored by a non-profit whose Board I serve on. It took place in a small southern town where the organization is headquartered. It is almost stereotypical of the small southern towns that often serve as the setting in John Grisham novels. Where this one is different is that its downtown is not built around a town square bordered by the County Courthouse and attorneys’ offices. However it is the gathering place for the march and its non-verbal messages that I want to address today. Continue reading And They Wonder Why