Today’s is kind of a “what if” article based on a life experience. Please read on and then ponder.
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I Almost Feel Sorry For Mitch
I almost feel sorry for Mitch McConnell. Only almost.
Understandably Mitch McConnell wants to be Senate Majority Leader again. Going into the 2022 election and needing to only net one seat you can see why he felt that could happen. (Here is the scary part: it still may.) Had the GOP recruited and gotten their number one draft choices through the primaries it would be all but a lock. That is not what it looks like less than a month from Election Day.
My Lifetime Of Presdients
Today is Presidents’ Day. One of America’s minor national holidays. Most people in education, finance and government have the day off; for the rest it is a regular work day. I’m old enough to remember when we had a day off for both Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays but along the way they got consolidated and now we supposedly honors all 45 men (Grover Cleveland was counted twice in the presidential numbering “system”) who have occupied the office of the Presidency. Enough (and incomplete) history.
It’s another one of those days where I want to do a series of quick hits on a variety of topics. Here we go.
A Two Lane Highway
If In order to accurately quote former President Donald Trump I have used a phrase that violates my PG rating.
I’m getting way ahead of myself today but I want to speculate on the 2024 GOP presidential primary contest. Despite rhetoric and maneuvering to the contrary I don’t see Donald Trump as a contestant. I think his current activity is simply part of his continuing organized criminal enterprise activity aimed at scamming as many people as possible and pocketing as many dollars as he can. I see a “two lane” primary: the second coming of Trump lane and the return to true conservative, small government lane. Continue reading A Two Lane Highway