Colin Powell died earlier this week of COVID complications. He was the most popular American military officer since Dwight Eisenhower. Like Ike, it is widely rumored that both the Democratic and Republican parties considered running him as their presidential candidate. Today the right wing, which has taken over the Republican Party, is exploiting his death in an effort to further their anti-vaccine lies.
The title of today’s article is a portmanteau; a “combination” of two words to coin a new one. The words are Afghanistan and scam. (If you learned a new word you are not alone. I needed the help of a brilliant friend to come up with portmanteau.) On Thanksgiving Day, in desperate need of a distraction that he could portray as a victory, President Trump announced peace talks with the Taliban on a trip to Afghanistan. It was a scam. Let’s explore. Continue reading Afghaniscam
It is a sunny Saturday afternoon in the Raleigh area as I pen this article. About two or three times a year I write a piece that is speculation – this is one of those times. I can’t help it but I smell a rat; one with a very similar odor to another rat I and almost all of America missed in 2003. Let’s explore. Continue reading Essence Of A Scam Gone By
It’s one of those clean up the notepad days. It is Sunday morning as I write this and there is plenty that occurred in the last few days meriting mention. Let’s explore. Continue reading Policy To Golf