Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

Going Down With Trump

Despite the fact that to any knowledgeable political operative he is a terrible candidate Donald Trump appears to be destined to get the 2024 GOP presidential nod; at this early point anyway and barring his demised I don’t see that changing. Continue reading Going Down With Trump

Will We Continue To Pay The Price?

If you keep tempting fate eventually it nips you in the butt. That’s what happened late last week and over the weekend with two bank failures. It’s more complicated than simply just that and don’t expect me to explain it all in under 1000 words but continue reading and you will learn.

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Off Topic

Spin has been a part of politics for as long as I can remember. Today we have gone way beyond it and I fear it imperils our democracy.

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My Lifetime Of Presdients

Today is Presidents’ Day. One of America’s minor national holidays. Most people in education, finance and government have the day off; for the rest it is a regular work day. I’m old enough to remember when we had a day off for both Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays but along the way they got consolidated and now we supposedly honors all 45 men (Grover Cleveland was counted twice in the presidential numbering “system”) who have occupied the office of the Presidency. Enough (and incomplete) history.

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Squeeze Play

There is a serious conteingent of American political observers who feel that the executive branch is the most powerful of the three theoretically equal branches of government.  I have long contended that it is the judicial branch.  The reality is that five Supreme Court justices can do just about anything they want to without a check on their actions.  That was proven again Monday.

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