Like most progressives Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema is not my favorite senator. If I decided to rank the current members of the upper chamber, she might have a difficult time making my top 50 (there are only 50 Democrats). An incident where protestors followed her into an Arizona State University lavatory while filming their actions is the catalyst for this article, but it goes much deeper.
An old adage goes, “God helps those who help themselves.” Decades ago I learned the adage, “The first step in solving a problem is recognizing that it exists. I question the existence of God but the Republican Party claims to. (I’ll expand on that below.) The latter is simply logic. What does this have to do with 21st century American politics? Read on and you will see. Continue reading Help God Help You
I was having one of those “grandpa moments” earlier today. I was wondering how I was going to describe the first few weeks after Trump exited the White House to my youngest grandson a few years from now. (Thankfully he is currently too young to be paying any attention. Snow, toy monster trucks and superheroes are taking up his days at the moment.) I finally decided on using the analogy of a rash. Like a rash Trump is fading away but he is still persistent and annoying. In that vein I’ll do a “cleanup” article today. Continue reading America’s Rash
Tomorrow is Christmas Day; a traditional time for gift giving. Tellthetruthonthem.com would like to give mythical gifts to a dozen progressives (and in a few cases progressive leaning moderates). Come along and see who and what they are. Continue reading Under The 2020 Xmas Tree
One of the best political lines I have heard this century came from Hillary Clinton when she described the Republican health care plan as the YOYO Plan as in You’re On Your Own. Turn the clock ahead a few years, install Donald Trump as the poster boy of the GOP, add a pandemic and you will find little has changed. Let’s explore. Continue reading It’s Your Responsibility