Tag Archives: scandal

Wow! A Lot Happened

I was traveling for about 10 days recently. I wrote further ahead than usual for the articles published during that time period. Just because I travel doesn’t mean American and global politics take a holiday. Today I would like to catch up a bit by making some brief comments on several recent events. Let’s explore.   Continue reading Wow! A Lot Happened

Niger Questions

Niger. Up until recently I’m willing to bet that I was among the very few Americans that actually knew how to pronounce the name of this African country. I think I could have found it on a map; I know I would have at least been very close. Over the last week or so it has been one of the hottest topics in American politics and serious political thinkers still have many more questions than answers. Let’s explore. Continue reading Niger Questions

Trump’s Malarkey Machine

Years ago comedian Bill Maher still offered the best description of Donald Trump to date when Maher said, “He’s a bullshit artist.” On the level Trump is now playing you can’t do it all by yourself. You need enablers and reinforcements if you want to be a world class liar. He has Kellyanne Conway and Sarah Huckabee-Sanders on his payroll. Who can forget the soon to depart (and already removed from visibility) Sean Spicer. To top them all there was the cameo but memorable appearance by Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci. Outside the White House there is the entire right wing mythology machine including the king of them all Fox News. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump’s Malarkey Machine

Perhaps…Well Probably

It was shortly before 10 pm on last Friday night when the bombshell of last week finally landed. I had anticipated one, but not from this source. Let’s explore. Continue reading Perhaps…Well Probably

Questions And A Portend

As with most scandals/cover-ups the major questions swirling around Russiagate are: who knew what and when they knew it. It appears that Russiagate will be the demise of the Trump administration, similarly the questions are: how and when will it occur. While I await the definitive answers with the rest of the world I think I have a good idea of a major catalyst for Trump’s ultimate demise. Let’s explore. Continue reading Questions And A Portend