A Tidbits Thursday

Today is another of those “clean up” days that most weeks need lately. Even if you discount the shiny objects (which often require commenting in order to establish them as such and therefore largely irrelevant) there is simply too much political news to cover. I’ll try and catch up on some of what happened during the last few days. Let’s explore.   Continue reading A Tidbits Thursday

Things Look Good. That Scares Me!

Today I’d like to take a look ahead to the 2020 elections. 34 Senate seats, all 435 House seats and the presidency are all up. At this distant point it looks very good for the Democrats and by extension progressive causes. It almost looks too good and that is what concerns me. Let’s explore.   Continue reading Things Look Good. That Scares Me!

What Next?

I’ll admit I’m caught up in the DC parlor game of speculating now that the Trump Shutdown 3.0 is over what happens after February 15th. I certainly don’t have a definitive answer, but I have theory worth exploring. Please come along. Continue reading What Next?

Trump’s Next Career?

Someday Donald Trump’s presidency will come to an end one way or another. While I am among those who hope it happens in 2019 and thinks the most likely outcome is resignation I could be wrong. In any event it will end and unless that is the result of his death or incarceration he will need a next act. Today I’d like to propose one. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump’s Next Career?

Over?

The Trump Shutdown 3.0 is over; the question is whether the crisis it created is over or just deferred? That and several other events of last week dominated the political news. Let’s explore. Continue reading Over?