We are taught that a leopard doesn’t change its spots. Since most of us will never encounter a leopard, at least outside of a zoo, the real lesson is not literal. The adage teaches us (along with the one about old dogs and new tricks) that people pretty much act the same way in a variety of situations. That certainly applies to the “Former guy”.
Occasionally I refer to the immediate past president as Don Trump. That is not a familiarized version of his first name. It is a reference to the fact that he has been a crook all his life and envisions himself as an organized crime family Don.
Continue reading What Do You Expect?
I’d like to stop writing about Donald Trump. I really would! But he simply won’t go away and in fact is an increasing threat to America. On Wednesday morning he showed one of his weaknesses. Will the authorities exploit it?
Continue reading The Big Lie Is, Well A Lie. But Does It Matter?
On January 2nd I published an article entitled, Donald Trump Is On The Fall Ballot. The title tells you pretty much all you need to know and if you haven’t already, you can go back and read it. Cherished friend and loyal reader Jeff McKnight posted a great remark that reads in part “…I think the Democrats should be focusing on Marjorie Taylor Greene, Paul Gosar, Matt Gaetz et al…Is this what you want your country to look like?” Jeff has an important point and I want to expand on it for a few paragraphs.
Continue reading My Friend Has A Point
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
Today is Election Day 2021. It is an off year election, (unless you are a candidate), and I’d like to look one year ahead to Election Day 2022 when the mid-term will determine control of the next Congress. Especially the House (with gerrymandering) and the Senate will be in play. No early predictions from me a year out. For the best forecasts on the House I suggest following the Cook Political Report.
The predominant thinking is that if the Republicans take the House it will be because of the influence of Donald Trump and that Kevin McCarthy will be the next Speaker. I’m among the minority (at this point) that says not so quick.
Continue reading It’s Kevin. Not So Quick.
Today is another of my “clean up” articles. I know I’ll never cover all the topics I’d like to but I’ll briefly cover some. Continue reading Covering Some