America is not a monarchy, constitutional or otherwise. Certainly not officially and we might not like to admit it but we did, at least to some degree, have a queen until less than a fortnight ago. Continue reading America’s Queen?
We live in complicated times and boiling everything down to a single word is a fool’s errand but if that task were forced upon me my single word would be uncertainty. People don’t like uncertainty and neither do capitalist markets. Currently both our personal lives and economy are trapped in multiple uncertainties making life uncomfortable. Let’s explore. Continue reading Uncertainty
The following is the sixth installment in a series of undetermined duration and frequency about life in America after Trump (A.T.).
Since moving to the South I learned an expression I had never heard before. It goes along the lines of, “Sometimes it’s better to ask forgiveness than permission.” That is especially applicable if you did wrong or if you are trying to clean up the mess of someone before you who did. With that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading America A. T. – Part Six
While America is legally and officially a secular nation (something the “patriots” that took over the Republican Party fail to comprehend) it is, by practice, largely a Christian nation. One of the basic beliefs (and great marketing tools) of Christianity is forgiveness. In that spirit America will need to ask the world for a lot of forgiveness for what we have done during the Trump administration and we saw another example of that this week. The only thing I have to offer in “exchange” is a suggested Democratic slogan for the 2020 presidential campaign; hardly a good trade. With all that in mind; let’s explore. Continue reading Enduring Damage And a Slogan
Traditionally the Sunday article’s subject matter is the biggest political news story of the week just ended. You pick it; I certainly can’t. Therefore I’ll briefly comment on several of the candidates. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Lot Went On