My longtime readers know my theory that the modern Republican party is held up by three pillars one of which is the promotion of ignorance. It’s basically an extension of the Mushroom Theory (which my self-imposed PG rating prohibits me from defining here).
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Some of what the right wing extremists in America are doing is working. We saw the effects of that last week. It’s scary!
What Unites Them
When a political party does not issue a platform at its last national convention – as the Republicans didn’t in 2020 – it is difficult to ascertain just what it stands for. Two year later they had a disappointing mid-term (I’m being kind in my choice of words). In early 2023 they appear to be in both disarray and internal conflict. However, there are few things that unite them and I’ll briefly outline them in today’s posting.
Kash And Carry
Last week was like many recent weeks in that there were plenty of huge political stories. Today I’d like to touch on two of them.
Last week we got the strongest indication to date that the Justice Department is contemplating criminal charges against Donald Trump.
3 Books Leading Toward An Answer
I’m a believer in continuous education. In that spirit and taking advantage of my Phase II retirement status I am reading more than ever the last few years. I spend a good part of my day reading and writing. One of the topics I don’t spend nearly enough time writing about is America’s opioid crisis. Three books have taught me a lot about it and made me reexamine my own prejudices. Please continue!