This article is being written in early Wednesday afternoon and it is a dynamic situation.
On March 4, 2021 I published an article entitled, Silent No More, in which I advised New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to announce that he would not seek reelection in 2022. If political lore is to be believed – and in this case it is certainly believable – Richard Nixon made his decision to resign the presidency after a meeting led by Barry Goldwater where he was informed that impeachment by the House and removal by the Senate were foregone conclusions. Continue reading Andy’s “Dick Moment”
Yesterday I added Surviving Autocracy by Masha Gessen to the Recommended Reading List. The book is much more than just another Trump basher!
Where I often use the term “Organized criminal enterprise” in my writing Gessen uses “Mafia State”. Gessen compares Trump to autocrats of the past and present in this work with particular attention paid to Vladimir Putin who she has cover in her work as a journalist.
When you operate a country of over 320 million people with a two party political system expecting homogony is unrealistic. There are interest groups in either Party. The individual hierarchy of issues will vary by individual. Today’s version of the Republican Party has taken that principle to the breaking point and it is now time for them to either reinvent themselves or split up. To me it looks like the latter is the only viable option. Continue reading Irreconcilable Differences