Tag Archives: 25th Amendment

A Dangerous Vacancy

Today’s is one of my nerdy/what if articles. It centers around Section 2 of the 25th Amendment and the current political environment in America.

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Heroes Or Raw Sewage?

In recent days former Trump Secretary of Defense Mark Esper dropped a tidbit as part of his book huckstering that Trump had wanted to shoot peaceful demonstrators. Esper portrays himself as a hero because he didn’t order troops to fire. Then news came out that Jarod Kushner has a book coming out this summer in which he claims that he secretly saved America. They are far from alone. Continue reading Heroes Or Raw Sewage?

1, 2 or 3 – Take Care Of T

Particularly after Wednesday’s events the big political question in America is what to do with President Trump. To all but the willfully ignorant he poses a clear and present danger to America and leaving him in office for even a few more days is risky.  There are three paths to evict him early, none of which are foolproof.  Let’s explore. Continue reading 1, 2 or 3 – Take Care Of T

Of Politics And Personal Conduct

Culture starts at the top in large government entities as it does in any other organization. That is why I’m in favor of putting CEO’s in prison when companies willfully violate laws. Putting a plant manager or middle level executive in jail doesn’t change the culture or prevent future occurrences. Whether we like it or not Donald Trump is the President and Mike Pence is the Vice President and therefore in terms of structure and succession number two. They both lack the skill of leadership, their personal conduct illustrates it and the federal government reflects it. Let’s explore. Continue reading Of Politics And Personal Conduct