Today I felt it was time to do another of my catch up type articles. As the title reflects, I know a lot will never make it to the page. Continue reading This Stuff Happened (And More That Didn’t Make It To The Page)
With the riddance of Donald Trump many may think the fascist threat to America is over. Think again! It is still alive and well even in DC. My exhibit A is the current Supreme Court majority.
Today’s article presents a challenge. On a national holiday I normally publish an article dedicated to it. On a Sunday I normally publish an article predicated on the biggest political story of the week just ended. Today is Independence Day or The Fourth of July as we commonly call it. If I had to sum up the biggest political story of the week just ended in a single word it would be: Thursday. Even then I’d be incomplete, too much popped that day. However, I think I can blend the two while covering some of Thursday.
My only trepidation in writing this article now is that I may be stealing the biggest political story of the week from Sunday’s article yet it will go largely uncovered in the press.
Recently it was announced that Donald Trump was to soon leave Mar-a-Lago for his club in Bedminster, New Jersey for the summer. Initially I was among the skeptical. I feel Trump is basically hiding out in Florida thinking he is shielded from justice and would never venture to New Jersey where the governor is not as -shall we say – friendly. Trump is one of those who not only thinks he is above the law, but has also rigged the system in his favor. After a little research a Jersey summer isn’t that farfetched.