The rumors looked believable for the past few days but it became official Monday morning; Montana Governor Steve Bullock is a candidate for the United States Senate seat in Montana. This is both a good thing and a big deal. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Steve Bullock
I have long held that the biggest problem in American politics is the undue influence of money in it. I readily admit that I am a partisan – I will make no apologies for my intelligence or education – but this transcends partisanship. Donald Trump has exacerbated the problem via the organized criminal enterprise he calls an administration. A recent Washington Post article highlighted it and is the catalyst for today’s article. Let’s explore. Continue reading Federal Government For Sale
By any measure I am aware of I qualify as a senior citizen. In what may seem as a contradiction to that I am among the many who think that the Democratic Party’s leadership is too old. Today I continue the series with a look at four people who are in the mix of possible 2020 Democratic presidential candidates: Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Given the opportunity I think any of them would be a good, and possibly great, President of the United States. That said I hope they all decide not to run and I am willing to bet I am incorrect in two if not three of the cases. Let’s explore. Continue reading 2020 Democrats – Old Boys & Girls
The moment Anthony Kennedy retired I knew I would not be happy with his replacement. Donald Trump is currently playing the part of a right winger on TV and I knew he would nominate someone way right of the American mainstream. With all the prime time coverage he coveted on Monday night he recognized a very few guest to get some easy applause. Second among them was Edwin Meese. That’s when I knew America was really in trouble! Let’s explore. Continue reading Bad Omens!
The news last week was dominated by the Trump administration’s handling of the refugee crisis on our southern border, Trump bragging about how great he is (his big example was what he considers to be his great achievement with Kim Jung-un) and Melania’s jacket. In short, Trump created the crisis, he got his behind handed to him in Singapore and I really don’t care what the First Lady wears because she is largely irrelevant. A lot happened while we were intentionally distracted and I’d like to briefly touch on some of that today. Let’s explore. Continue reading Amongst The Distractions