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.
Today is another of those “clean up” days that most weeks need lately. Even if you discount the shiny objects (which often require commenting in order to establish them as such and therefore largely irrelevant) there is simply too much political news to cover. I’ll try and catch up on some of what happened during the last few days. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Tidbits Thursday
Well today’s article is somewhat of a continuation of yesterday’s article because; Oh boy did a lot happen while I was “away”. I’m certain to still be incomplete but let’s continue to explore. Continue reading Oh Boy!
People tend to leave administrations between the mid-term election and New Year’s Day of the following year. For many two years of high level government service is enough. They may well want to get out of the pressure cooker or simply cash in via the revolving door. I haven’t done a study (and don’t intent to) so I cannot unequivocally state whether they are leaving the Trump administration at a greater rate than normal. Considering the positions that were never filled (mainly because Trump never bothered to nominate or hire someone in the first place) and all the previous departures I have to guess the Trump exodus is on the high side. The bottom line is that this administration has served the nation more poorly than perhaps any of its predecessors. There are several hotspot countries that don’t even have an American ambassador because Trump never bothered to nominate one. My question is just how concerned I should be about the departures. Come along and ponder that with me. Continue reading Am I Supposed To Be Upset?