I’m one of those people who, left to my own devices and remaining in my comfort zone, take forever to get going in the morning. Sunday morning was typical. I had just gotten out of the shower and turned on the television not quite ready for the activities of the day. The image that greeted me was of a protester confronting a paramilitary force in an urban environment. My immediate thought was that I was seeing a photo of a demonstration from a west coast American city that took place late the night before. I was wrong. The picture was from Beirut, Lebanon. There is a lot to unpack here. Let’s explore. Continue reading Where Am I?
Tag Archives: corruption
My President Is Blatantly Corrupt
I do not like the fact but at the moment Donald Trump is President of my country. He is also blatantly corrupt. That is continually illustrated even if the Republican Senate delegation, (with a “half exception” in Mitt Romney), refuse to admit it. It was proven again this week. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Blatantly Corrupt
SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENED READING ADDITION
I just added Malcolm Nance’s The Plot To Betray America to the Recommended Reading list. This is the third installment in Nance’s trilogy about foreign interference in our democracy and Trump’s conspiracy/complicity in it. All three are equally worth your time and tend to predict future news events.
Federal Government For Sale
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
A Tidbits Thursday
Today is another of those “clean up” days that most weeks need lately. Even if you discount the shiny objects (which often require commenting in order to establish them as such and therefore largely irrelevant) there is simply too much political news to cover. I’ll try and catch up on some of what happened during the last few days. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Tidbits Thursday