It was just a bit before 9 pm Monday night when the alert came across my phone’s screen. It’s Saturday afternoon and I’m still as angry. I knew I had the week’s biggest political story and nothing has changed in the interceding days.
2020 has been an unusual year to say the least. Routine became almost synonymous with nostalgia. One thing I’m keeping the same is that I am taking the second half of December off from my version of live blogging. The next several articles will have been written well before publishing. (Unlike Congress I make sure my work is finished before I take off.) However I cannot leave without taking a look at a few tidbits before I go. Let’s explore. Continue reading As I Head To Some Time Off
I just added Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump and an Epic Trail of Destruction by David Enrich to the Recommended Reading List.
Enrich is currently the Financial Editor of the New York Times and prior to that held a similar position with the Wall Street Journal. In other words he is the real deal and has worked in a high position for both a liberal and a conservative publication of world renown. Especially if you have a finance, accounting or banking background you will find this book fascinating. Whether you do or don’t you will find it terrifying. The unveiling of the web of personal connections alone is worth the time it will take you to read it.
Last week the House Intelligence Committee held the first two sessions of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and I watch every minute of them. If you are looking for a recap of the events I suggest you consult one of the three American major global newspapers (the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post). If you want a brief review of some of my major takeaways, let’s explore. Continue reading Two Days In November
Once again last week was one where so much happened it is both impossible to identify a single biggest story or even cover all the candidates. I’ll do my best to cover a few. Last week did beg a question which explains this article’s title and I will ponder in the closing paragraph. Continue reading Rats