If you despise basketball analogies move on. My fifteen seasons on the bench in a suit and tie taught me a lot and much of it is applicable to politics (in my mind anyway). I’ll be going back to my days at the high school level and before the shot clock.
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
The above disclaimer is especially warranted on this article. It seems the story of Trump associated scandals can’t rest for more than a few hours at a time. Exactly where it is going and where it will stop is beyond me. However, I am firmly convinced that an earnest attempt(s) to punish him must be made even if it fails and that other than in the court of informed and objective public opinion he skates.
As planned, Thursday morning I voted early. About a week prior to that I printed out a sample ballot and did my research. I didn’t expect to feel comfortable voting for many, if any, Republicans but I still wanted to give everyone on the ballot a look. I was surprised at just how bad many of the GOP candidates were. It’s not a local problem.
It’s been a bit since my last sweeping and there is plenty to clean up. Let’s go. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XII
Timestamp: Saturday morning September 17, 2022. The timestamp is necessary because this is a dynamic situation. Measured in “ink” expended and threats to both national security and democracy it is also the biggest story of (by the time this is published) the week just ended.