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.
If you keep tempting fate eventually it nips you in the butt. That’s what happened late last week and over the weekend with two bank failures. It’s more complicated than simply just that and don’t expect me to explain it all in under 1000 words but continue reading and you will learn.
We are in the home stretch of the 2022 campaign and the Republicans are running the same playbook they have for decades. They are betting the enough voters are stupid enough for them to eek out some victories. The really scary part is that they could be correct.
There were many events to choose as the biggest political story of last week but since I invested so much time watching the House Judiciary Committee’s meeting I am selecting it for today’s topic. The meaning of today’s title will become apparent below. Let’s explore. Continue reading Truman Wins
When the Trump Tower Tax Cut was signed I was among the many who predicted disaster. The evidence is clear that it will soon be upon us. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Due Date Is Coming