Tag Archives: Jay Inslee

Some Of What Could Be

In one of his books the late Lee Iacocca stated that the American voters should demand that presidential candidates disclose who would be in their Cabinet if elected. Iacocca may have had some talent at selling Mustangs – more likely he was in the right place at the right time – but he was totally naïve (I’m being kind in my choice of words) when it came to being a major party presidential candidate. Major party candidates cannot disclose who would serve in their Cabinet and on their senior staff for a multitude of reasons; but op-ed writers can put out wish lists based on real world considerations. Let’s explore.     Continue reading Some Of What Could Be

What Good State And Local Chief Executives Are Up Against

Imagine there’s no president

It’s easy if you try

Fore the one we have

All he does is lie

It is early Saturday evening as I begin this article. To date the best actions taken in consideration of the coronavirus pandemic have come from state and some local elected officials. They are forced to act on their own and do the best they can because the Trump led federal government has basically abandoned the American people. Continue reading What Good State And Local Chief Executives Are Up Against

Final Four?

I thought today would be a good opportunity to take one of my periodic looks at the 2020 Democratic presidential field. Let’s explore. Continue reading Final Four?

26 Hours In Motown

One week from tonight Detroit becomes the political epicenter of American politics as twenty Democratic 2020 hopefuls take the stage for two consecutive nights of debates in two heats of ten each. The draws are complete and I just wanted to share some of my “pregame” thoughts with you. Let’s explore. Continue reading 26 Hours In Motown

One Week Out And Thus Far

One week from tonight the first day of the two day first round of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Debates will commence. I thought today would be a good time to get my two cents in on the debates and also do a periodic review of the campaign to date. Let’s explore. Continue reading One Week Out And Thus Far