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Progressive Sweeping LXIX

This will give us all somethings to ponder while we wait to see and hear the latest developments in the financial and legal perils of Donald Trump. I could have speculated about them today -and that is all anybody is doing is speculating- but then I wouldn’t have been able to touch on all these other topics.

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Progressive Sweeping LXVIII

I planned on waiting a few more days before I did another clean up type article, but the plethora of material proved too tempting.

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Joe Does It Again

Timeline: The morning of Tuesday July 11, 2023

Today the baseball All Star Game is being played in Seattle. A lot of baseball brass will all be in the same place at the same time. While they may not happen for a bit and certainly won’t be announced, a lot of deals will take place. Much the same can be said for NATO’s leaders gathering in Vilnius, Lithuania. In this case, the biggest deals have been announced, Joe Biden was at the center of most of them and we’ll visit a few of them below.

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Happy Birthday President Putin

It is late Saturday morning as I pen this. I know the outcome of the Kavanaugh nomination; I don’t know its “final score’ in the Senate but most of all I’d like to discuss some of how we got to this point and its repercussions. Moscow is 7 hours ahead of Washington, DC. October 7, 2018 is Vladimir Putin’s 66th birthday. Somewhere in the 5pm hour (Washington DC time) the United States Senate is scheduled to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Therefore even if Putin is an early riser by the time he wakes up on his birthday Donald Trump will have a big present waiting for him. Let’s explore. Continue reading Happy Birthday President Putin

A Retirement Plea

My coaching experience often influences my strategic political thinking. Going into what promises to be a close game there is a premium on not making mistakes and in the process beating yourself. As things currently stand going into the 2018 Senatorial elections the Democrats need a net pickup of two seats to take back the chamber. Unlike many other Democrats I’m skeptical. That being said I have not given up and see the need to “play a near perfect game”. It is with that thought in mind that I make today’s plea. Continue reading A Retirement Plea