There are a lot of people in a tizzy, and rightfully so, over the handling of Haitian refugees at the southern border. I’m not going to go into that situation today other than to use it to illustrate how ill prepared the world is for a coming much larger migrant problem. In case you haven’t noticed sea level is rising and we collectively are doing woefully little about it.
I expect a very interesting game of Democratic musical chairs to play out over the next few weeks. The main “ballroom” will be in California, not DC and the “guest DJ” in will be Mitch McConnell. Let’s explore. Continue reading Kamala And The Cabinet
This entire article is tainted by a prejudice I have based on a lot of political experience. I think it is extremely difficult for a member of the House of Representatives or a mayor to be elected President of the United States. Post World War II we have not elected a member of the House or a Mayor. (Gerald Ford was not elected.) We have elected several Governors but I simply do not see that special candidate in this year’s field. With that in mind let’s take a look at Andrew Cuomo, John Delaney, Eric Gacetti, John Hickenlooper, Mitch Landrieu, Martin O’Malley, Duval Patrick and Eric Swalwell. Continue reading 2020 Democrats – House Members, Governors And Mayors
Well I got it down to 30 names and said to myself, “Now what do I do with it.” I’m talking about the field of Democrats who may run for president in 2020 and deserve at least a mention. I needed a few articles I could write well in advance for the period of time I’m taking off but this is way more material than I needed. I quickly came to the conclusion that the only way to handle this volume was to make it a series. It gets much more complicated and challenging. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Democratic Dilemma
One of the truisms in American politics these days is that if President Trump mentions a number he is lying. There is also a pearl of wisdom that once is an occurrence, twice is a coincidence and three times is a pattern. With all that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading Trump By The Numbers