There is nothing unique happening in American politics. History is complete with examples of sizeable minorities motivated by what they perceive as a charismatic leader seizing power. That is almost a definition of fascism and it very much applies to today’s Trump-led Republican party. Being aware and concerned with that I am ever vigilant for signs. I think we see one in Iowa.
There are a several plays on words and expressions in the title of today’s article. Don’t let that diminish the serious of its content. We are rapidly approaching a fateful point in the impeachment of Donald Trump and the history of America. Let’s explore. Continue reading A (Bolt)on Out Of The Gray
This is my first “live” blog in about a week. I needed to write ahead in order to accommodate what for me was a packed schedule of a medical procedure, travel and meetings. (Everything worked out wonderfully.) I thought I’d start out today’s article with the lyrics to a song and build from there. Let’s explore. Continue reading ’67 ’12 ’19 – Time To Tell Some People To Take A Hike
President Trump has never been a majority president with a mandate from the people. He lost the popular vote in 2016 by around three million votes. He has never had 50% or more of the American people behind him during his presidency. He has maintained power by remaining popular with Republican primary voters. Things have just started to change. Let’s explore. Continue reading No Longer Uncontested
President Trump lies a lot! He lies more than any other president or any politician of consequence that I can remember for that matter. With all that practice you would think he would be pretty skilled at it. The reality is that he is not and he seems to be getting worse as time goes on. His staff has always had to lie and now they can’t even do that well (which is a relative word in this case) or coordinate. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Such An Obvious Liar It’s Rubbing Off