I have a lot accumulated in my “backlog” so let’s try and cover some of it today. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XVIII
Today’s article presents a challenge. On a national holiday I normally publish an article dedicated to it. On a Sunday I normally publish an article predicated on the biggest political story of the week just ended. Today is Independence Day or The Fourth of July as we commonly call it. If I had to sum up the biggest political story of the week just ended in a single word it would be: Thursday. Even then I’d be incomplete, too much popped that day. However, I think I can blend the two while covering some of Thursday.
Thursday, in the Virginia courtroom of Federal Judge Thomas Shelby Elliott III, Paul Manafort was sentence to 47 months in prison. Judge Elliott was nominated to his lifetime job by Ronald Reagan. This is yet another piece of evidence supporting my theory that Reagan did more enduring harm to America than any other president in the history of our nation. (Although, given the opportunity I think Trump could surpass Reagan’s “achievements”.) My one word reaction to the sentence is: outrageous! Let’s explore. Continue reading Outrageous!!!
This is not the first time that I have written an article like this and I can assure you it will not be the last. In fact I have been seriously thinking of making it a regular feature. It seems by the time we are a few days into the week there are so many things that I would like to cover that I end up with a “cleanup article”, usually published on Thursday. Much of this is caused by the plethora of sins being committed by President Trump and his enablers. Also there is just a lot going on in American politics. In any event, let’s explore. Continue reading Cleanup On Aisle Thursday