2020 has been an unusual year to say the least. Routine became almost synonymous with nostalgia. One thing I’m keeping the same is that I am taking the second half of December off from my version of live blogging. The next several articles will have been written well before publishing. (Unlike Congress I make sure my work is finished before I take off.) However I cannot leave without taking a look at a few tidbits before I go. Let’s explore. Continue reading As I Head To Some Time Off
Tag Archives: Dr. Ben Carson
Who Cares? No Great Loss!
Jeff Sessions is gone. There are rumors of Kirstjen Nielsen, John Kelly and Wilbur Ross getting canned in the very near future. My reaction is summed up by today’s sarcastic but truthful headline. Let’s explore. Continue reading Who Cares? No Great Loss!
A Continuing Conversation
Too many articles of late consist of a list of negative observations and complaints about the Trump administration in a futile effort to catch up. It’s like having a continuous conversation with my readers. Today is no different. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Continuing Conversation
What’s In The Cabinet?
Scandal, it just seems to be synonymous with the Trump administration. There are 24 members of President Trump’s Cabinet. Nine, or just over one-third, have been implicated in scandals. One, Tom Price, was already forced to resign due to a scandal. If you add in those with suspect backgrounds or who are manifestly unqualified you get to 16 or two-thirds. Let’s explore. Continue reading What’s In The Cabinet?
14 For 24?
From the early days of the 2016 race knowledgeable political observers of all stripes were saying that Donald Trump was unqualified to hold the office of the presidency. In fact many, including leading Republicans, viewed his candidacy as a joke and/or publicity stunt. (I still think it may have begun as a publicity stunt and then morphed into something real almost by accident. Many in the Trump campaign never expected to win as late as the afternoon of Election Day.) Time has proven him to be unquestionably unqualified, unwilling to learn and increasingly unstable. The Constitution has a provision for handling such a situation. It is the 25th Amendment. The question is do we have enough patriots in the Cabinet to invoke it. Let’s explore. Continue reading 14 For 24?