Well, as I pen this, I have recently received my “gift” from Donald Trump’s incompetence; earlier today (June 12, 2023) I tested positive for COVID-19. Most likely in large part due to competence of Joe Biden, my symptoms are mild and I’m feeling no worse than if I were suffering a somewhat bad cold. Enough about the twice impeached and (as of this writing) twice criminally indicted ex-president; I have a few other world figures I’d like to comment on today.
It has yet to hit 9 am EST on Sunday morning as I commence writing this piece. I have just read the morning newspapers (in my case the New York Times and the Washington Post online.) Despite writing this column, which I do of choice not economic necessity, I consider myself completely retired. Sunday is no longer a unique day of leisure to me but I realize it is for the majority of American adults. Let’s see what the experience brought. Continue reading Sunday Morning Papers
The biggest political story of the week just past almost completely flew under the radar. The Biden-led coalition helping Ukraine to defend democracy finally came out with a definition of Ukraine.
It is Friday afternoon as I pen this. I needed to disclose that on two accounts. As expected, despite Mike Lindell’s proclamations to the contrary, Donald Trump was not returned to the Oval Office on Friday morning. (Who said Friday the Thirteenth was bad?) That would have no doubt been the biggest political story of last week. The situation in Afghanistan is both dynamic and of rapidly evolving, therefore some of the information contained within may be very dated by publication time.
All of my regular readers know my unexplainable passion for the Senate so it will come to you as no surprise that I think today’s pool is the most likely in this series to contain the next Democratic nominee and the next president of the United States. Let’s take a look at Cory Booker, Sherrod Brown, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Tim Kaine, Amy Klobuchar, Jeff Merkley, Chris Murphy and Mark Warner. Continue reading 2020 Democrats – The Senators