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Progressive Sweeping XII

It’s been a bit since my last sweeping and there is plenty to clean up. Let’s go. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XII

Taking Stock (Away From Their Control)

Today I’m going to be non-partisan and that is not a natural position for me. If you asked me what the biggest problem is in American politics I would say it is the undo influence money has – that is totally non-partisan. If you asked many, particularly on the right, they would say the lack of confidence many Americans have in their elected officials. Today I want to propose a relatively simple (nothing is simple in American politics at the highest levels) partial solution to both issues.

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With Good Cause And Plenty Of Company

I have no confidence in the Trump administration’s ability to guide us through the current Trump Recession, the coronavirus pandemic or the rapidly approaching Trump Depression. I have good reason to feel that way and I have a lot of company. Let’s explore. Continue reading With Good Cause And Plenty Of Company

Denials, Deceptions And Derelictions Of Duty

It seems a basic Republican MO has emerged under the reign of Trump. It is: deny and/or lie; then don’t do your job anyway. The examples day back more than a few years but they are much more frequent now; in fact they occur so frequently the news media can’t possibly cover them all. What once would have been a scandal that would have dominated the news for weeks if not months has to fight for coverage. A few examples of the denials, lies and plain refusing to do the job they were elected to by Republican office holders occurred recently. Let’s explore. Continue reading Denials, Deceptions And Derelictions Of Duty

Cleanup On Aisle Thursday

This is not the first time that I have written an article like this and I can assure you it will not be the last. In fact I have been seriously thinking of making it a regular feature. It seems by the time we are a few days into the week there are so many things that I would like to cover that I end up with a “cleanup article”, usually published on Thursday. Much of this is caused by the plethora of sins being committed by President Trump and his enablers. Also there is just a lot going on in American politics. In any event, let’s explore.   Continue reading Cleanup On Aisle Thursday