Tag Archives: Kris Kobach

11 To Get 3, 4 or 5*

Today’s article is one of those political operative perspective articles I love to write. As such it, like a poll, has the constraint of being a snapshot in time. Additionally it was written several days ahead of publishing in order to accommodate a personal commitment. Those two shortcomings not withstanding I think it will be well worth your time. Let’s explore. Continue reading 11 To Get 3, 4 or 5*

Recent Thoughts And Observations

Typical of the Trump era things are happening on the political front too rapidly to cover them all. I’d like to give my readers my thoughts on a few recent events with the full knowledge I will miss more than I cover. Let’s explore. Continue reading Recent Thoughts And Observations

The Zero-fifths Proposal

Slavery is widely viewed as America’s original sin. Its documented manifestation is the Three-fifth Clause to the Constitution which came about via what is widely referred to as the Three-fifths Compromise. Today we have an operative of the Trump administration who is trying to do one “better” by counting some residents as zero-fifths of a person. Let’s explore.   Continue reading The Zero-fifths Proposal

Consequences And Veterans

How do you put Veterans’ Day and a short analysis of the 2018 election and its consequences together into a single brief article? Let’s explore. Continue reading Consequences And Veterans

Cleanup On Aisle Thursday

This is not the first time that I have written an article like this and I can assure you it will not be the last. In fact I have been seriously thinking of making it a regular feature. It seems by the time we are a few days into the week there are so many things that I would like to cover that I end up with a “cleanup article”, usually published on Thursday. Much of this is caused by the plethora of sins being committed by President Trump and his enablers. Also there is just a lot going on in American politics. In any event, let’s explore.   Continue reading Cleanup On Aisle Thursday