Early in the 2016 presidential campaign (back in 2015 to be accurate) a popular question was: Why is Donald Trump running? I subscribed to the theory that the run was a publicity stunt. I’m still not convinced that the whole thing wasn’t a publicity stunt that got out of hand. If so, the question morphs into: Why did he continue to run? I think I may have that figured out. The short answer is greed and that is measured in money. Let’s explore my theory. Continue reading An Early Question Answered?
Tuesday was another day full of tidbits in the news, many of which didn’t receive enough coverage because they were overshadowed by other events. I’d like to briefly focus on three of them which prove that (as if many of us needed additional proof) Donald Trump is incredibly stupid. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Incredibly Stupid
I have never worn the uniform of my country’s military and at my age never will. I have almost never agreed with the missions they have been sent on in my lifetime. That being said I have respect for the service of our military personnel and feel safer going to sleep each night knowing they are guarding over my country. While we can’t give our veterans a blank check for the rest of their lives I feel we are not doing enough for most of them and certainly don’t begrudge them the benefits they are receiving. Despite their rhetoric, I can’t say the Republicans have that same respect. A distasteful example of that largely flew under the radar last week and today I’d like to expose it. Let’s explore. Continue reading Friends Of Veterans?
This is the time of year that business gurus often do a column on what will be the hot investment opportunities of the New Year. I’m doing something along those lines with political business opportunities under a Trump administration. I don’t think it will do my readers much good since the number one requirement, other than capital to invest, is being amoral (which will put align you with Trump and his team). Continue reading Trump Opportunities
It’s almost two weeks since the election and I’m like most progressives: still reeling and wondering just what to do. Uncertainty seems to be the only certainty when trying to predict the near term future of American politics. Many are tempted to simply ignore what is going on because they can’t stomach it. That is exactly the wrong thing to do! Let me try and explain why. Continue reading Don’t Turn Off; Tune In