I just added A Promised Land by Barack Obama to the Recommended Reading List. The former president’s third book is long without being a laborious read. It was more like having a conversation with the author than reading a book. Along with telling a lot of tales it deals with the challenges of simultaneously trying to be a good person, husband, father, and president. The book covers the first part of his presidency through the death of Osama bin Laden.
If you, like me, watch the 14 day rolling average of new coronavirus cases in America as a leading indicator you might want to start to breathe a sigh of relief. The current numbers actually look relatively good. Today we’ll go inside them and project just a bit. The conclusions are not so rosy. Let’s explore. Continue reading Not So Fast
I’m of a generation that in our early adulthood disparagingly called a person we considered dimwitted a “turkey”. Being a city boy I cannot speak from firsthand knowledge but the reputation of the turkey is that of being one of the least intelligent farm animals, hence the expression or so I have been told. Last week President Trump pardoned three turkeys and only two were of the feathered variety. There was another action, largely by his nominees that if not criminal was what in my twenties I would have called of the turkey variety. It was capped off by him and his immediate family acting in less than an intelligent manner (to be kind). Let’s explore. Continue reading A Lot Of Turkeys
2020 has been an eventful year to say the least and not always in a good way. Today is Thanksgiving in America and like everything else 2020 it will be different. All that said I have many things to be grateful for as an American and even more so individually. Let’s explore. Continue reading An American Thanksgiving 2020
Monday brought us a few indications that even Donald Trump has resigned himself to the fact that he lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden. More importantly that big business has moved on and is no longer afraid of Trump. Tuesday even the gambling casino (a/k/a Wall Street) joined the world of reality. There is more. Let’s explore. Continue reading Michigan Indications And More