Trump Is A Wartime President. He Is Just Failing Miserably!

Most President’s want to be consider among the best ever. After seeing his ego on display does anyone really doubt that Trump is among them? The best path to fame is by being a wartime President. It is also one of the best paths to a second term. The “don’t change horses in the middle of the stream” argument is pretty persuasive. The president’s first obligation is to keep America and Americans safe. I contend that Donald Trump is failing in that task. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump Is A Wartime President. He Is Just Failing Miserably!

Carly And The 6 P’s

WARNING: The next paragraph uses one of the late comic genius George Carlin’s 7 dirty words. I don’t think I stepped outside my PG rating but a few might disagree.

A song of my late teens and an adage I picked up as a young adult sum up how I feel on this Tuesday morning as I commence this article. President Trump deplaned in Hanoi about an hour ago and Michael Cohen is about to start his three consecutive days of Congressional testimony. The song is Carly Simon’s 1971 hit Anticipation and the expression is the restaurant industry’s 6 P’s: Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance. Let’s explore. Continue reading Carly And The 6 P’s

Sharing Before The Storms

As I write this on a sunny Monday morning the “political weather forecast” includes two major storms for later this week: Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony and Kim Jung-un’s opening of a cleaners in Hanoi with Donald Trump as his exclusive customer. What I want to do today is share a couple of recent stories that piqued my interest. Let’s explore.   Continue reading Sharing Before The Storms

The Constitution Or The Crook?

It appears that the House will vote to block President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration sometime this week. Under the existing law Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has no choice other than to put the resolution on the Senate floor for consideration within 15 days of its passage in the House and delivery to the Senate. Each Senator will have to decide whether their loyalty is to the Constitution that they swore to uphold and protect or to the head of the organized criminal enterprise in the White House. It is that simple and clear. Let’s explore.   Continue reading The Constitution Or The Crook?