Perhaps it is a function of my age, but it seems like only yesterday that America was living through the immediate aftermath of the 2000 election unsure of whom the President would be in a matter of weeks. With the benefit of hindsight a patriotic hero arose and put the good of the nation ahead of his own. Do such patriots exist today? Let’s explore. Continue reading Al Gore – The Last Patriot?
Donald Trump spoke at CPAC last week Friday. I have many comments and observations but none so telling as my analysis of him telling the story about the snake. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Ominous Snake
As I write this article the talking heads on television are battling over the significance or lack thereof of the competing memos. In reality they will be lucky to be footnotes in history when the final story of Russiagate is told. The saddest part is that this conversation is reducing media coverage of serious issues like mass shootings, DACA, climate change and social injustice and in doing so plays right into the hands of evil doers like the Trump administration. Speaking of the organized criminal enterprise in the White House, they spin all this as vindication. They are effectively claiming victory at halftime. Let’s explore. Continue reading Yet
The biggest American political story of last week unquestionably was the repercussions of the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Florida. While there is a lot there you can still color me skeptical. I can’t cover every aspect in a single article but I’d appreciate the opportunity to explore some of them with you. Continue reading Cover For Cowards, Another Scam Or Both?
Progressives like me tend to say that Trump and the Republicans are not accomplishing anything. I think we need to modify that statement by adding the word “constructive” at the end. Much of what they are “accomplishing” is being done in a semi-news blackout because antics, scandals and other news are dominating coverage. I’d like to take a look at a few instances that occurred in just the last few days. Let’s explore. Continue reading While We Were Distracted Again