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A Second Day

Here we are; Day Two of the review of last week’s biggest political stories. Let’s Explore. Continue reading A Second Day

Otherwise

It is mid-Monday morning as I begin to write this. The news is filled with impeachment talk and speculation. I’ll try and keep that to a minimum today and instead concentrate on other political news. Let’s explore. Continue reading Otherwise

Oh, Gee!

The G-7 (or more accurately the G7 minus 1) took place in Biarritz, France this weekend extending into Monday where the international embarrassment known as Donald Trump predictably struck again, and again, and again. There is probably too much for a single article but let’s explore. Continue reading Oh, Gee!

We (Americans) Are Not Alone

It is Tuesday afternoon as I “pen” this. I woke up this morning and shortly thereafter read the New York Times and the Washington Post as is my normal routine. I was glad to see that the players and soccer coach in Thailand were rescued; first from a humanitarian standpoint but also because it was the only good news. America is in trouble and so are many other countries. The danger is the growing influence of right wing extremists in positions of authority. Let’s explore. Continue reading We (Americans) Are Not Alone

My President Is Pitifully Incompetent

No person has every talent necessary to run something as large and complex as the American federal government. Knowing your weaknesses and getting people on your staff that can plug those holes is a large part of being a competent manager. The technological advances that have come with the passage of time only exacerbated that challenge. President Trump and I are close in age and have a very similar education from world class management schools. When we were in school the laptop computer didn’t exist. As President he has the entire federal bureaucracy at his disposal. A competent manger would use that to his advantage. Donald Trump is incompetent. Let’s explore.       Continue reading My President Is Pitifully Incompetent