Basically 20 years after it started the American war with and occupation of Afghanistan finally ended last week. It was carried out under four presidencies, two of each political party. The blame game is on and I have to weigh in on it.
Today I’ve chosen to center my article around what I felt was the most outrageous political story of the week just ended. I’ve thrown in a few dishonorable mentions and will leave you with an ironic truth to ponder.
President Trump is almost devoid of a political agenda. Other than an organized criminal enterprise I really can’t think of what his administration is or what it stands for. Trump likes to portray himself as a great defender of the troops and the vets. He is neither and if you had any doubt recent events should have erased it. Let’s explore. Continue reading Betrayal Of The Troops And Veterans
Culture starts at the top in large government entities as it does in any other organization. That is why I’m in favor of putting CEO’s in prison when companies willfully violate laws. Putting a plant manager or middle level executive in jail doesn’t change the culture or prevent future occurrences. Whether we like it or not Donald Trump is the President and Mike Pence is the Vice President and therefore in terms of structure and succession number two. They both lack the skill of leadership, their personal conduct illustrates it and the federal government reflects it. Let’s explore. Continue reading Of Politics And Personal Conduct
I can’t ever remember publishing one of my catch up articles on a Sunday. Generally that day is reserved for the big political news story of the week just ended. While over the last several weeks most Americans – or at least those of us with an above room temperature IQ – have drastically modified our behavior by social distancing and, for those of us who are fortunately enough to be able to do so, self-isolating at least to a great degree Trump and his minions are proceeding as normal. In other words they are lying and generally mismanaging the federal government while purloining from it. Let’s explore some recent examples. Continue reading Unabated Evil