Monday Chuck Schumer got a Dyngus Day gift. (OK, it had nothing to do with Dyngus Day but where else do you hear about that holiday?) The Senate Parliamentarian ruled that reconciliation could be used three more times during this Congress instead of the once more that was generally assumed. I’m not going to get into the weeds of her reasoning; instead, I’m going to try and guess how the Democrats might use it.
Last week was the worst yet for the Trump administration. My bet is that it will be surpassed many times before this scandal is over. While we were all preoccupied with various versions of court TV, radio, newsprint and computer screen the right wing continued to attempt to accomplish as much evil as it could while the environment is friendly and they could largely go about their sinister deeds undetected. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Attempts At Evil Continued
I’m back to my version of live blogging. What you have read for the past 12 days or so was written well in advance. A lot has happened during that time and I’d like to briefly touch on a few topics. Let’s explore. Continue reading Catchin’ Up
Basically what I do when writing theses op-eds is find a subject that motivates me and write about it. Especially under the Trump administration; the motivation is usually negative. As I often state, the problem is not finding something to write about but deciding which items to omit. My goal is an article of about 600 words in length; often I find myself eliminating paragraphs to keep it near 1,000 words. In the past year big news item(s) seems to break on Friday. Last week was a week of Fridays very much including Friday night. Let’s explore some of the events I have not covered thus far. Continue reading Outrage Overload
As I start this article reviewing Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address I know I will have one major regret; I will not be able to cover everything I would like to because so much bad was packed into a single speech. That said, let’s explore. Continue reading It’s All About The Applause