I just added Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump by Jennifer Rubin to the Recommended Reading List.
In her debut book Washington Post opinion writer Rubin writes a womencentric look at recent American elections. Rubin is a conservative, former Republican, anti-Trumper who takes a mostly agnostic look at the political science of recent American electoral politics.
I especially recommend this work to younger women and political science junkies regardless of party affiliation of political philosophy.
Today I want to discuss the debt ceiling. I promise it won’t be as nerdy as it sounds. However, there is part of it that will make you feel like you took a trip to the butcher shop and are watching the sausage being made. Today’s title is a basic outline of the article. (The first silly may actually be a kind choice of words.)
Continue reading Silly, Silly, Sly
I’m perplexed about two things this Monday morning. Since they are both rooted in the same rapidly dynamic situation the timing is important. One is fairly immediate and the other is longer term, in two stages and related to the first. Confused? Please read along and I will clear up the mystery but alas have no definitive answers at this point. Continue reading I’m Wondering
This article is essentially Part II of yesterday’s article entitled, The Act. If you haven’t already, I strongly suggest you read that first.
To a degree this is an open letter to President Joe Biden and Senator Joe Manchin. For the most part they like to portray themselves as regular Joes, no pun or insult intended. I really think both are good men at their core. I just believe they have been a bit too kind or naïve. Last week they got “schooled”.
Continue reading The Lessons
My only trepidation in writing this article now is that I may be stealing the biggest political story of the week from Sunday’s article yet it will go largely uncovered in the press.
Continue reading Dobbs – Remember The Name