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A Few Other Things

So many things get left on the “cutting room floor” in Trump’s America I’m convinced it is by design. Like the Broad Street Bullies of NHL lore they commit so many indiscretions in such rapid succession that it is impossible to cover them all. Add to this the usual complicating factors in American politics. Today will be another of my destined to be incomplete efforts to catch up on some recent sins. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Few Other Things

In Case You Haven’t Heard

Today’s is another one of those catch up articles that I seem to write several times a month. The most challenging aspect of writing this blog is deciding what items not to cover; there is simply too much material. The second most difficult may well be what to title so many articles with the same theme. With that in mind let’s explore the past fortnight or so. Continue reading In Case You Haven’t Heard

Hot Air

I try to make the Sunday article about the biggest political story of the previous week. It is Thursday morning and I’m waiting to see what Hurricane Florence has in store for the metro Raleigh area. I may be operating from a somewhat provincial position but I think the biggest story will be Florence and that is the core of today’s article. Let’s explore.   Continue reading Hot Air

A Sad Day For American Labor

Donald Trump is President of the United States; a correctable error as we said in basketball. (I won’t take time to explain a rather complex rule which I used to know by heart.) Today is Labor Day which since 1884 America has reserved to honor labor and take pride in what the toil of its workers has accomplished for this country. That’s a juxtaposition best likened to oil and water. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Sad Day For American Labor

Catchin’ Up

I’m back to my version of live blogging. What you have read for the past 12 days or so was written well in advance. A lot has happened during that time and I’d like to briefly touch on a few topics. Let’s explore. Continue reading Catchin’ Up