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A Little Overstatement Yields A Lot Of Malarkey

The word coming out of Washington is that the arithmetically challenged Paul Ryan is actually working on a budget with the Trump administration. The Trump administration is not only a fact free zone, it now considers alternate facts legitimate. This is a dangerous combination! Let’s explore. Continue reading A Little Overstatement Yields A Lot Of Malarkey

My Last Two Fridays

Most people, Americans or otherwise, are scared by the Trump administration and its often insane, almost always inane actions. Americans are particularly scared because it is our country and we feel powerless to change things in the near term. While far from a panacea, perhaps what I did the last two Fridays will give you a nudge. Let’s explore. Continue reading My Last Two Fridays

A Path Forward – Part Two

Today I want to continue discussing ways in which the Democratic Party’s approach to campaigning must change if they want to start winning in sufficient numbers again. As in yesterday’s posting, I want to concentrate on younger (18-39 year-olds) voters. Let’s continue. Continue reading A Path Forward – Part Two

On Merit And Principle

In the not too distant future every United States Senator will be asked to pass judgment on the suitability of Neil Gorsuch to sit on the Supreme Court. Though qualified by review of resume and experience he would be a dangerous choice for America and his confirmation would reward un-American behavior. Let’s explore.   Continue reading On Merit And Principle

To: The World From: This American

This article is intended primarily for my international readership. A big however! If we are going to correct the situation it is up to me and my fellow Americans.

Please don’t judge America or the vast majority of the American people by our current President and his closest cronies! We are good, welcoming, warm hearted people. We are almost exclusively a country of immigrants or the decedents of immigrants. In my case three of my four grandparents were born in Poland. By global standards I have a great life. By American standards I have an average life. That tells you how good life in America is relative to most of the world. Many Americans or their not far removed ancestors came here escaping something. Almost all came in pursuit of a better life for themselves and their descendants. I’m glad my ancestors came! Continue reading To: The World From: This American