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My Lifetime Of Presdients

Today is Presidents’ Day. One of America’s minor national holidays. Most people in education, finance and government have the day off; for the rest it is a regular work day. I’m old enough to remember when we had a day off for both Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays but along the way they got consolidated and now we supposedly honors all 45 men (Grover Cleveland was counted twice in the presidential numbering “system”) who have occupied the office of the Presidency. Enough (and incomplete) history.

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Pardonpalooza, Pardongate Or Both?

Seldom do you get a developing scandal that can easily go by two names each of which is somewhat different. The Trump era is still not over and it is anything but routine.  Let’s explore. Continue reading Pardonpalooza, Pardongate Or Both?

Pardon Me

Barring something unforeseen and truly monumental the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett will dominate the political news this week. While the outcome is all but a forgone conclusion they are important on several levels one of which I’d like to discuss today. Let’s explore.   Continue reading Pardon Me