I vividly remember a 2016 conversation I had with a friend who is an intelligent swing voter. He was torn as to how he was going to vote. The one thing he liked about Trump was that he perceived him as a successful businessman and therefore thought he would be good for the economy. He wasn’t alone.
I just added Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump and an Epic Trail of Destruction by David Enrich to the Recommended Reading List.
Enrich is currently the Financial Editor of the New York Times and prior to that held a similar position with the Wall Street Journal. In other words he is the real deal and has worked in a high position for both a liberal and a conservative publication of world renown. Especially if you have a finance, accounting or banking background you will find this book fascinating. Whether you do or don’t you will find it terrifying. The unveiling of the web of personal connections alone is worth the time it will take you to read it.
Ever since I was a little boy growing up in suburban Buffalo, New York the Fourth of July, as we called it, was my favorite holiday. The boy can age into an old man and you can move him to another part of the country but in my case the favorite holiday hasn’t changed. Today I want to invite you along for a bit of fiction based on contemporary American politics.
Please note: The following is a work of political fiction. Continue reading Trump Is Today’s GOP
Donald Trump became President of the United States as the result of what increasingly looks like a purloined election in which he failed to gain the support of the majority of the American electorate. I’m not making excuses for Hillary Clinton. It never should have been that close; she should have beaten him going away. From his campaign to this day Trump continues to engage in un-American activity. Let’s explore some of his recent exploits. Continue reading My President Continues To Engage In Un-American Activity
It’s time to do another of the seemingly endless catch up articles. I entitled today’s Troubling Tidbits because I felt that if they were almost slipping by a political junkie like me what about the average American voter? Let’s explore. Continue reading Troubling Tidbits