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It’s Kevin. Not So Quick.

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.

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America’s April Fools

Today is April Fools’ Day and I write political op-eds. So, I thought what would be more appropriate than to write an article about the biggest fool to occupy the White House in my lifetime? We have had several bad presidents in my lifetime but the choice of the biggest fool is glaringly obvious: Donald Trump. Since April has thirty days I thought I’d list thirty examples of his foolishness (in no particular order); there are many more and I might not even get the top thirty but you have other things to do today.

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The Taxman Cometh

There is disturbing news as to what I will term the inequity of justice when it comes to Trump supporters. Have no fear; it is only justice delayed since “tigers” don’t change their stripes and the tax man cometh.

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Pardonpalooza, Pardongate Or Both?

Seldom do you get a developing scandal that can easily go by two names each of which is somewhat different. The Trump era is still not over and it is anything but routine.  Let’s explore. Continue reading Pardonpalooza, Pardongate Or Both?

Larry’s Choice

There are advantages and disadvantages to being your own boss. I have complete discretion over what I write and when I write it. I can be a cruel taskmaster at times but that was not the case yesterday morning. Let’s explore. Continue reading Larry’s Choice