It’s Sunday morning July 1 as I write this. I decided to get a bit more than normal ahead of the game to give myself some flexibility for family time this week. I had planned on doing an endorsement article for today, but there were simply too many observations I felt I needed to share with my readers. Let’s explore. Continue reading Comments And Observations
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The Empire (State) Strikes Back
I was born, educated and lived the first 47 years of my life in New York State so I guess I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for it. (That still doesn’t negate the fact that I don’t miss the snow.) Recently its rising political star Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was forced out in a matter of hours when he was exposed in a scandal. The speed with which he resigned makes me believe there was a lot of fire behind that smoke and that somebody who was politically motivated let the cat out of the bag. This is all unsubstantiated speculation on my part but allow me to connect a logical series of dots. Continue reading The Empire (State) Strikes Back
Boy, Was I Stupid!
Especially this time of the year, I budget space for specific articles. I had budgeted today’s space for an article on Donald Trump’s promised December 15th press conference, (I guess they are no longer “press availabilities”), on how he was going to resolve his business conflicts of interest. Monday night he sent out a tweet (what else) saying that it was cancelled. No reschedule date was set. His transition team said that Trump was so busy concentrating on filling out his Cabinet that he hadn’t had the time to finalize the arrangements of his business affairs. Let’s explore. Continue reading Boy, Was I Stupid!
The Glass Donald Dome
Some time ago I wrote about the bubble Donald Trump appears to live in. It is very nice (if you are The Donald). Everyone calls you Mr. Trump and caters to your every whim and desire. You have seemingly unlimited money and really nice toys like jet airplanes. You even have your own version of reality. In the Donald Dome everyone believes your lies; in the real world it is a different story. Continue reading The Glass Donald Dome