Tag Archives: executive order

3 Co-equal Branches?

I remember a conversation I had with one of my grandchildren several years back. The topic was the three theoretically co-equal branches of the federal government. For the benefit of any none-regular readers who may be monitoring my site today, they are: the Executive (basically the presidency), the Legislative (Congress) and the Judicial (at its apex, the Supreme Court). That many years ago (the grandchild graduated from college several years ago, with honors I might add) it was already apparent that the co-equal part was a myth. Today it is an obvious problem.

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Emperor Of The Cult

Today’s Republican party has ceased to be a political party and has become a cult led by Donald Trump. Republican elected officials either pledge blind loyalty or are expelled. If that necessitates craziness, so be it. Continue reading Emperor Of The Cult

Off The Back Burner Before We All Cook

With good cause the coronavirus and associated economic situation have been front and center in most Americans’ minds for over nine months now. However there is a larger problem which in the interim we have put on the back burner and it is time to move it up in the batting order.  With more metaphors to come, let’s explore. Continue reading Off The Back Burner Before We All Cook

An Unclear And Dangerous Road

There are a plethora of candidates for the biggest political story of last week. Who is in charge at SDNY? That is probably far from answered even at this publishing; certainly not at this writing. Then there is what happened at the Trump rally in Tulsa (a/k/a Coronapalooza); that event hasn’t even taken place as I pen this. I decided to focus on the Supreme Court’s DACA “decision”. That word is in quotes for good reason. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Unclear And Dangerous Road