I really don’t want to write about Donald Trump, but I again I feel I must. On Thursday of last week, he was the 1076th person to be arraigning in DC Federal Court on charges related to January 6th. That was the biggest American political event of the week just passed and I’d like to comment on it below.
Despite the fact that to any knowledgeable political operative he is a terrible candidate Donald Trump appears to be destined to get the 2024 GOP presidential nod; at this early point anyway and barring his demised I don’t see that changing. Continue reading Going Down With Trump
Before I get into politics, I’d like to address a few other things. To those of you who celebrate it, a Happy Kwanzaa! Happy Boxing Day (I know that’s primarily a Canadian and UK holiday). A special shout out to my English friends – well I will benefit too – enjoy the restart of the English Premier League. I know I will! Continue reading A Dangerous Mulligan
81 years ago today the United States experienced a sneak attack on its naval base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii. The next day Congress declared war on the perpetrators. December 7, 1941 wasn’t the last time that the United States was blatantly attacked; but December 8, 1941 was the last time it declared war on the perpetrator of said attack. While I won’t diminish my respect for the rank and file of the Greatest Generation, their leaders weren’t up to the standards of the masses and today it’s even worse. It will be worth your time to read on!
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
I predicted the possibility of massive voter intimidation in 2022. For the most part I was incorrect. However, I fear I may have just been premature. The Republicans severely underperformed in 2022. Their MAGA base will never blame it on bad candidates and/or the lack of a platform that addressed the voters’ concerns. The professional political class of Republicans have spent at least since 2009 ignoring the issues and are simply obsessed with winning at any cost including American democracy and the welfare of much of their current base. In fact, their goal is eventually to eliminate voters from the equation.