Late in the campaign the Trump forces added a new phrase to their arsenal: “Drain the swamp.” His minions immediately picked up on it and echoed it to all that would listen. It was part of their justification for supporting him. Well, actions speak louder than words. Let’s explore. Continue reading Draining The Swamp – Really?
Well we are finally here; it is Election Day. Much of America will be glued to the television watching the results come in. For my part I will have one (but more likely two) computers and a television on. Here are the things I’ll be watching for. Continue reading Tonight’s Indicators
We can have a legitimate dialog about what the biggest political story of last week was but I’m going out on the sturdiest limb in eternity in predicting the election will be the biggest story of this week. I’m ready to make my final Electoral College predictions of the cycle and they will all but reveal the winner’s identity. Let’s explore. Continue reading It’s Nerdy Time – Fourth Edition
This may be my first mention of Evan McMullin this election season. He is running for President and will only be a factor in Utah. I don’t if he is on the ballot in any other states. I know he is not in North Carolina where I already voted for Hillary Clinton. McMullin will not be elected president next week, but he appears to have a legitimate shot at winning Utah and therein lies today’s story. Continue reading The Trump Supporters’ Comfort Zone
The political discussion of the weekend centered on FBI Director James Comey’s letter to eight Republican Congressional Committee Chairmen. Trump supporters are generally giving him an “A” for his performance while Clinton supporters are giving him an “F”. I’m going to try and be objective in my grading. Let’s explore what we know and/or have reason to believe at this point. Continue reading Jimmy Incomplete