I wasn’t around during the Buchanan administration which is generally considered to be the worst in American history. The administrations of Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover brought about the Great Depression, but that predated me too. I was around for the George W. Bush administration which among other things gave rise to the Great Recession. Donald Trump may or may not be the worst American president ever, but he is certainly in the discussion. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Incredibly Bad At His Job
Today is a rare “catch up/clean up article” on a Wednesday; to compound that I am writing it on Monday morning. All this is being done because of Thanksgiving. Even with the hastened writing and posting I will not suffer from lack of material. Let’s explore. Continue reading An A+ President?
By the standard I set for this presidency it has been successful. Before you fly off the handle please reread the preceding sentence carefully. The only standard for success I set for Donald Trump was that he didn’t get us into a nuclear war. My reasoning was that the country (minus some people who have died or will die in the process) would eventually survive any other harm he brought our way. That is an unbelievably low bar and to date this administration has barely managed to clear it. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Lowest Bar
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
The 4th of July (as most Americans call Independence Day) has been my favorite holiday since I can remember. I have always liked it better than Christmas, my birthday or any other cause for celebration. Perhaps it was because I grew up in Buffalo loving baseball and it was the one holiday where the odds were in favor of baseball weather. The fond memories continued into adulthood, my first date with my wife was on a 4th of July many years ago. This year it just doesn’t feel the same and it’s all because Donald Trump is President. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Different Feeling