I like to tell the true story that when I went to college a laptop was something a young woman put her child on. That’s true and my alma mater was then ranked in the top 25 globally for my major. A lot has changed in the last fifty or so years!
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I smelled a rat a few weeks back but never wrote about it because it was just a gut feeling. About lunchtime on Monday Trump confirmed my suspicions. Let’s explore. Continue reading Sacrificial Lamb?
Making Putin Smile
Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to make Russia a world power again. Aside from its nuclear arsenal it is way too small by most other measures to attain such a status anywhere in his lifetime by overtaking other countries unless those other countries are significantly weakened. Nuclear war means mutually assured destruction (MAD) or something so close to it as to be unacceptable to any rational nation state. While Putin may be evil, he is rational. Putin never seems to smile. (Laughing at people is not smiling.) Let’s juxtapose those facts. Continue reading Making Putin Smile
We Don’t Know Yet, But…
It’s Saturday morning as I pen this and the news media is filled with speculation portrayed as reporting on the Mueller Report. The reality is that we know precious little about it. The media became aware of its being delivered to Attorney General Bill Barr about 5pm Friday which they erroneously keep reporting that it dropped. If you follow the few facts we know it actually dropped a bit earlier in the day. I strongly feel that one way or another we will know most everything contained in the report with the possible exception of classified material (which may or may not be in there) and possibly grand jury testimony that functions as supporting documentation. But there were many other things that occurred lately that I haven’t touched on. Let’s explore some of them in the following paragraphs while we wait for the Mueller report to begin to leak/be made public. Continue reading We Don’t Know Yet, But…
“I can relate.” That was President Trump’s answer to a reporter’s January 6th question, “Mr. President, can you relate to the pain of federal workers who can’t pay their bills.” As the Trump Shutdown 3.0 enters one month territory and the nation remembers the contributions of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I’d like to explore the validity of that remark. Please come along. Continue reading Relating