A song, a play and an event. Put all three together and you have today’s article.
I often think I learned more during the fifteen seasons I coached high school or college basketball than from my formal education. In coaching one of the keys to victory is to ascertain your opponent’s strategy. You assumed their goal was to win. Those lessons are applicable to politics and elections. What if your opponent is an incumbent who has decided they cannot win and therefore their goal is to destroy as much as possible on their way out the door? President Trump appears to be acting that way. Let’s explore. Continue reading What If It’s Scorched Earth?
Ignorance is excusable and a fact of life. It is impossible to know everything. A personal example is that as I entered what I call Phase II of my retirement late last month I joined a classics book club which I will attend my first meeting of later this week. Reading the classics was a gap in my education and I’m trying to plug it a bit. Willful ignorance is not knowing on purpose and acting as if you did. That is how the Trump administration is operating and it is a danger to America and the rest of the planet. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Danger Of Willful Ignorance And Incompetence
I just wanted to do some quick hits on a number of topics in my notes and inbox – that’s my come up filing system for writing. Hopefully I’ll make you scratch your head and/or chuckle a time or more as you read this. Let’s explore. Continue reading Some Quickies
Tuesday night President Trump gave his State of the Union address. I have watched the vast majority of the State of the Union addresses during my adult lifetime. Never have I found one that I could describe with so many words beginning with the letter “D” as in disgusting, despicable, disingenuous and deceiving. One word beginning with the letter “D” that I cannot use to describe Trump’s behavior is diplomatic. Continue reading D Night In DC