Understanding what is going on today in American politics is a challenge to say the least. The inspiration for the title of today’s article comes from the 1955 British satirical novel, The Mouse That Roared, which became a subsequent play and motion picture. Let’s explore. Continue reading Of Roars, Mice And Crazy Cats
Especially this time of the year, I budget space for specific articles. I had budgeted today’s space for an article on Donald Trump’s promised December 15th press conference, (I guess they are no longer “press availabilities”), on how he was going to resolve his business conflicts of interest. Monday night he sent out a tweet (what else) saying that it was cancelled. No reschedule date was set. His transition team said that Trump was so busy concentrating on filling out his Cabinet that he hadn’t had the time to finalize the arrangements of his business affairs. Let’s explore. Continue reading Boy, Was I Stupid!
Again the big political story of the week just ended centered on Turkey and again the American media didn’t give it a lot of news coverage. Donald Trump is a world class buffoon and he garners a lot of readers/viewers/listeners but it is no wonder the average American knows so little of what happens outside the lower 48. What happened and its significance cannot be completely covered in a few hundred words but let’s look at it together. Continue reading Turkish Mystery
This is another of my big political stories of the week being covered on Sunday articles. The problem is that it went almost unreported in the American press. I’m afraid an America obsessed with the 2016 election is falling into it’s the world begins at the Atlantic and ends at the Pacific worldview once again. Continue reading A Meeting In St. Pete
As I often do on Sundays I am making the subject of today’s article what I feel was the biggest political story of the week just ended. There was a lot to choose from and my choice may surprise a few readers but it definitely has the potential to have the greatest impact on the world of anything that happened in politics last week. Continue reading This was No Turkey