Tag Archives: Rose Garden

Here I Go Again

Sometimes I feel like a dog chasing its tail. Today’s article is another attempt at catching up on covering things I missed in the last few days that deserve a mention. I know I’ll never accomplish all I want to but let’s explore. Continue reading Here I Go Again

Whatgate And Why Now?

As far as I can tell it started last weekend. I’m sure it has been part of right wing mythology for a while but President Trump put it in the mainstream as part of his weekend tweetstorm. It is Obamagate. What is it and why now? Let’s explore. Continue reading Whatgate And Why Now?

Not Just Another Wednesday In Washington

I’m basically a retired guy. I chair the Board of one small non-profit and write this column. Those are my only “work type” obligations. I read a lot and very much enjoy my wife and grandchildren. It is Wednesday afternoon as I commence writing this. Normally the Thursday article would have been written hours ago. It just so happens that I had several meetings or events over the last three days (and another tonight). Back in my working days that was a light schedule but now it is much more than I am accustomed to. Therefore I started writing this several hours later than is the norm. That may have been a blessing in that it gave me an entirely new topic to explore, please come along. Continue reading Not Just Another Wednesday In Washington

$225 million Spanking

I must have too much time on my hands because on Friday I watched Donald Trump’s entire statement and press conference from the Rose Garden. It went on for about an hour. The speech, if you can call it that, was an oral flatulence word salad that often failed to make sense, contained a plethora of long debunked lies which have earned bottomless Pinocchios from the Washington Post and resembled watching the ball in a pinball machine careen off objects on its inevitable plunge toward the lowest point available. Let’s explore. Continue reading $225 million Spanking


The Trump Shutdown 3.0 is over; the question is whether the crisis it created is over or just deferred? That and several other events of last week dominated the political news. Let’s explore. Continue reading Over?