As it turns out my selection for the biggest American political story of last week may indeed have been a bit premature. Very late Friday night the House passed a $ trillion+ infrastructure package that the Senate had previously passed and the President is certain to sign into law (if he hasn’t already by the time you read this). It was sausage making at its best (or should I say worst?). The real issue is that it may (hopefully) still be an incomplete story. Today I want to focus on one of my political pet peeves – the hypocrisy of many elected officials.
I was initially going to split this article into three groups as outlined in the title. Then I realized that in many cases my observations led to my attempts at sarcastic humor and it was almost impossible to separate them. I sincerely hope none of the fears I outline today materialize; perhaps that is why they are fears. However they are not outside the realm of possibility with Donald Trump at the helm in Washington. With all that in mind let’s explore. Continue reading Giggles, Observations And Fears
Discounting the lies (which is the discount of the century) the biggest reason the Trump administration gets away with so much evil is because the American public simply can’t keep up with the volume. That includes political junkies like me. It is simply a case of too much information in too small a time. I’d like to take what seems like my weekly stab at “decluttering”. Let’s explore. Continue reading Information Overload