This is a somewhat rare case where the biggest American political story of the week just passed actually occurred outside the United States. It gets even more unusual from there. A holiday Friday – and make no mistake Black Friday has become a quasi holiday in America – is usually a rather slow news day. Black Friday 2021 was anything but!
JThe big story of the week just passed was without a doubt the verdict in the Derek Chauvin case…but was it really a verdict as in final? That is what I want to explore today. Continue reading A Step Forward Or An Anomaly?
President Trump and his minions like to brag about what they call his 2016 landslide victory in the Electoral College. Let’s put that malarkey to rest once and for all. There have been 15 elections since all fifty states were admitted to the union. Trump’s electoral vote total tied for tenth place. That is below average and certainly not a landslide. Let’s explore, there is much more. Continue reading Tenth Is A Landslide?
It’s Monday morning of Thanksgiving week as I begin to write this. Congress is on break this week. When do they actually work and considering what they do are we perhaps better off when they don’t? In any event I don’t expect as much to happen this week as in recent weeks. I’m waiting for a court decision and whatever else happens in the Trump scandals. With all that considered it is a good opportunity for another attempt at a catch up article. Let’s explore. Continue reading Just Some Other Things To Mention
It is Tuesday afternoon as I begin to write this. I am willing to bet a lot of you expected to see a piece dealing with Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill. So many strange things happen in Washington these days that even at this late hour I wasn’t completely convinced that Mueller would testify or that his testimony would warrant a column. (We all know the answers to those questions by this reading.) With that in mind and wanting to clear most of Wednesday to watch what I hope will be Mueller’s testimony I decided to do another catch up/potpourri article. Let’s explore. Continue reading Surprise. A Potpourri Thursday