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Supreme Speculation

NOTICE: This article was written mid-afternoon on Saturday September 19, 2020. The speculation is obvious and was based on information available at that time.

The Supreme Court announced the passing of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at 7:28 pm on Friday evening. At 8:51pm Friday evening Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issues a statement that read in part, “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.” Those are the facts. So it’s game on. Continue reading Supreme Speculation

Expected Velocity

I’m certain a good number of Americans spent part of their Thanksgiving holiday discussing what they expected out of the incoming Trump administration. Well, I like most, have been terrible at predicting Donald Trump but this time I think I am onto something in large part because it goes well beyond Trump and I have lived in North Carolina for the past several years. Continue reading Expected Velocity

Extreme Confusion

The title of this article is my two word description of the Trump administration in the process of creating itself. It seems that most of the anointed ones are going to be extremists and the process, right down to who is actually involved in it, is confusing. In the interest of brevity let’s explore using one person as an example – Chris Kobach. Continue reading Extreme Confusion