It is Saturday morning as I pen this, the G-7 Summit is still going on in Quebec, Canada but from the American standpoint I think I can already draw a conclusion. On another front the President’s newest toy appears to be his pardon power. There is plenty there, let’s explore. Continue reading Oh Gee? Pardon Me?
I pen this posting on early Tuesday afternoon. Thus far it has been a day of anticipation for a political junkie. President Trump’s announcement on America’s continued participation in the Iran Nuclear Deal is promised to come soon. (It came during this writing and I’ll comment on it soon.) It is Primary Day in four states that Trump carried in 2016 and everyone is waiting to see the results. Add to that the suspense that surrounds Gina Haspel’s hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. What was a political junkie to do this morning? In my case read two long magazine articles/essays. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Morning’s Reading
I commence today’s article with a question and will conclude with an answer. The fact that today is Halloween only adds a bit of ironic humor to a long held hypothesis of mine which may well be coming true. Let’s explore. Continue reading Who’d A Thunk It?
Last week was a week of distraction from the perspective of the Trump administration. Since we have a President who is more concerned with television ratings and content than actually running a nation last week was a successful one. With all the distractions in the news there was precious little coverage of Russiagate. In reality (not the world Trump lives in) it didn’t make any difference because Robert Mueller and team kept right on quietly working like professionals do (the behavior of professionals is another concept foreign to Trump). Continue reading How Bad Might It Be?
I tend to give people the benefit of the doubt. I believe in the American legal principle of innocent until proven guilty. I try not to leap to a conclusion, especially when there are ramifications to that conclusion. But there comes a point and that is what I want to discuss today. Continue reading At What Point?