Tag Archives: veto

A Lot

Q: What happened while you were on your year-end hiatus from “live blogging”?

A: A lot. Let’s explore some of it now. Continue reading A Lot

As Trump Nears The Exit

While his sideshows may not show it and his sycophants remain loyal (at least in public view) Donald Trump is preparing for his inevitable exit from the White House. Today I’d like to cover a few things happening that are mainly off the “front page”.  They center on his scorched earth tactics and including one aimed at an American institution you wouldn’t think that I care about.  Let’s explore. Continue reading As Trump Nears The Exit

American Values?

I get a plethora of political emails daily. Near the end of a fundraising period sometimes they actually reach triple digits in a single day. I delete almost all of them after a cursory glance. The one thing they have in common is a request for a donation. Sunday I received one from New Jersey Democratic Representative Andy Kim that I not only read multiple times but decided to make today’s topic. Let’s explore. Continue reading American Values?

What If Trump Wins?

Donald Trump has been an abysmal president, but he still could get reelected in 2020. Unless the Democrats are more successful than usual at snatching defeat from the jaws of victory they will retain the House. The big question is the Senate; and it goes from extremely important to crucial if Trump should happen to win. Let’s explore. Continue reading What If Trump Wins?

Distraction Or Impending Disaster?

Last week was another where it is impossible to select the biggest American political story of the week. Today I want to explore a few occurrences that when taken together could have a huge impact. Please come along. Continue reading Distraction Or Impending Disaster?