I just added The World: A Brief Introduction by Richard Haass to the Recommended Reading List. Dr. Haass is the President of The Council on Foreign Relations. He is a conservative Republican so you might think it odd that he makes the Recommended Reading list on this site. Well, it is for the second time and that is because he bases everything on the truth along with his vast foreign relations and governmental experience.
The book is a surprisingly brief and yet comprehensive overview of relevant factors effecting the global community.
This entire article is tainted by a prejudice I have based on a lot of political experience. I think it is extremely difficult for a member of the House of Representatives or a mayor to be elected President of the United States. Post World War II we have not elected a member of the House or a Mayor. (Gerald Ford was not elected.) We have elected several Governors but I simply do not see that special candidate in this year’s field. With that in mind let’s take a look at Andrew Cuomo, John Delaney, Eric Gacetti, John Hickenlooper, Mitch Landrieu, Martin O’Malley, Duval Patrick and Eric Swalwell. Continue reading 2020 Democrats – House Members, Governors And Mayors
Too many Democratic candidates are running on a platform consisting mainly of being anti-Trump. Democrats have a terrible turnout record in mid-term elections and all close elections end up being turnout elections. Even in our current intensely polarized political climate there are persuadables who will actually go to the polls. Winning their votes is also an essential component of a victorious strategy. There is a lot here and it is important so let’s explore. Continue reading More Than Anti-Trump
Last week a White House aide made a comment about Arizona Republican Senator John McCain that most charitably can be described as insensitive. The administration’s reaction was to be outraged that it leaked to the press. There is a lot here and almost all of it is nauseating. Let’s explore. Continue reading Why Does This White House Leak So Much?
The title of this article comes from a story two of my female friends told me many years ago and with poetic license I am “adapting” it so that the “him” is President Trump. Let’s explore as I stretch the PG rating ever so slightly. Continue reading Give Him The Clap