Recently it was announced that Donald Trump was to soon leave Mar-a-Lago for his club in Bedminster, New Jersey for the summer. Initially I was among the skeptical. I feel Trump is basically hiding out in Florida thinking he is shielded from justice and would never venture to New Jersey where the governor is not as -shall we say – friendly. Trump is one of those who not only thinks he is above the law, but has also rigged the system in his favor. After a little research a Jersey summer isn’t that farfetched.
I’m of a generation that in our early adulthood disparagingly called a person we considered dimwitted a “turkey”. Being a city boy I cannot speak from firsthand knowledge but the reputation of the turkey is that of being one of the least intelligent farm animals, hence the expression or so I have been told. Last week President Trump pardoned three turkeys and only two were of the feathered variety. There was another action, largely by his nominees that if not criminal was what in my twenties I would have called of the turkey variety. It was capped off by him and his immediate family acting in less than an intelligent manner (to be kind). Let’s explore. Continue reading A Lot Of Turkeys
You probably expected a review of last night’s Veep debate today. Sorry that will have to wait for another day and then possibly not get an entire article dedicated to it. Here is my prediction: Mike Pence will again prove that he is one of the best straight faced liars in American political history. Continue reading Obergefell Is On The Ballot
I’m angry! I thought America ended slavery with the adoption of the 13th Amendment back in the 19th century. Wednesday the Supreme Court proved me incorrect. Let’s explore. Continue reading Slavery In 21st Century America
Today’s title is almost a collection of incompatible words when used in that combination. Its subject is Monday’s Supreme Court ruling in June Medical Services, L.L.C. v Russo. While it looks like a straightforward victory for pro-choice people I contend it is much more complicated. Let’s explore. Continue reading (Probably) Temporary “Stability”