Government

Last year I wrote that Trump supporters, in general, fall into two categories: the willfully and woefully ignorant. Let me explain.

The willful represent a majority of Republicans in Congress. They realize that Trump is a walking disaster, but they’ll stick with him because he’s … Read More

Okay, he knows how to ride a horse perhaps as well as conservationist president Teddy Roosevelt.  And he was a Navy SEAL for more than 20 years. Does that qualify him to be the Secretary of the Interior to serve and protect our National Parks?… Read More

On Thursday, The Washington Post reported (Jan. 11) that during a bipartisan discussion with lawmakers about immigrants coming from African countries, Haiti, and El Salvador, Trump, once again, showed both his ignorance, and racist views when he asked, “Why are we having all these people … Read More

The last two days have just moved us closer to a nuclear war than at any time since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.

At least Russia’s Khrushchev and the United States’s Kennedy not only had hope but reason working in their favor. At this moment, … Read More

Despite the win by Democrats in Alabama’s Senate Race by the slimmest of margins, (Jones/49.92 percent to Moore’s/48.38 percent), the country remains bitterly divided.

A recent poll by Pew Research (Oct. 5), shows that “The divisions between Republicans and Democrats on fundamental political values – … Read More

The last several weeks have seen a steady drumbeat of wild allegations by a news organization and some Republican politicians that threaten the integrity of Special Counsel Robert Mueller III and his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

In a speech, Donald Trump, … Read More

work-around: a plan or method to circumvent a problem.

After watching Senator Al Franken’s resignation speech yesterday, my cynical self reminded me that too many men in powerful positions appear genetically incapable of taking full, unconditional responsibility for their actions.

As this is likely the … Read More