Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Clearing Some Backlog

There are always more things on my mind than days of the week. Many thoughts make it to my notes but not to this site. Most days I write about a single topic in at least some detail. Today I’d like to give mention to several. Let’s explore. Continue reading Clearing Some Backlog

Supreme Malarkey

There is a lot of malarkey swirling around about the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch and I just wanted to explore a couple of aspects of it with my readers today, (thanks again for the “save” Joe!). Continue reading Supreme Malarkey

Just Part Of Vlad’s Master Plan

Russiagate dominated American political news again last week. This situation very much reminds me of Watergate. I have a feeling that when all is said and done the old political axiom of the cover up being worse than the crime will again be proven true. I feel there is a big difference with Russiagate – it is part of a foreign government’s master plan. Let’s explore. Continue reading Just Part Of Vlad’s Master Plan

A Path Forward – Part Four

I just finished reading the third in a series of books meant to challenge my liberal beliefs and more importantly understand what motivated Donald Trump voters. Somewhere in the near future all three of them will reach the Recommended Reading list. I’m still as liberal as ever. However the books, coupled with my upbringing in the Rust Belt, made me pause just a bit and understand how people could end up voting for Trump. I know they made a disastrous decision which was neither in their best interest nor America’s. Understanding doesn’t necessitate agreement. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Path Forward – Part Four

The VOICE Speech

Without always succeeding, my general goal is to make the subject of Sunday’s posting the big political story of the prior week. This week there was so much to choose from. Somehow I selected President Trump’s Tuesday night address to a joint session of Congress. Effectively it was a State of The Union address without officially being so. The tradition of a new President addressing a joint session about a month after taking office was started by Ronald Reagan. Let’s explore. Continue reading The VOICE Speech