Happy (?) New Year 2019
January 1, 2019
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was …
… So begins Charles Dickens historical novel about the years before and during the French Revolution, “A Tale of Two Cities“. With 3 shut downs of the Federal Government, a plunging Stock Market, Facebook selling user data, tariffs imposed on our allies, the murder of… Continue reading or… Return to Table of Contents.
Ending the Shutdown; Saving Faces
January 19, 2019
Another Fine Mess …
The White House, the House of Representatives, and the Senate seem to be in a standoff … each pointing a political gun at the heads of both of the others; all three afraid to move. President Trump and Speaker Pelosi have taken seemingly irreconcilable opposing views on Border Security. Caught in the middle, Senate Majority Leader McConnell… Continue reading or… Return to Table of Contents.
Where are all the Pesos?
February 21, 2019
Who’s gonna pay for The Wall?
Throughout his campaign and continuing into his incumbency, President Trump has been telling his core supporters that he’s going to build a “Great Wall” across our southern border. Almost as often as he mentioned The Wall, Mr. Trump told us that Mexico was going to pay for it. Here’s a medley of his greatest hits…. Continue reading or… Return to Table of Contents.
The Electoral College
May 14, 2019
Is it too soon to start talking about the Electoral College? With Democratic Presidential candidates still popping up like crocuses and daffodils pushing through snow and a Republican President who has been campaigning since his inauguration, I’d say, “No”… Continue reading or… Return to Table of Contents.
Did Trump’s Tax Cut Help You?
March 23, 2019
I know. I know. It’s really the Republican Tax Cut. The only thing that President Trump knows about income tax is the same thing that he knows about military service … how to avoid it. His only part in the tax cut, for which he takes credit, was signing the bill passed by Congress. He signs a lot of things, but it was Congressional Republicans who created the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. … Continue reading or… Return to Table of Contents.
This is Your President!
July 9, 2019
As part of his July 4, 2019 speech at the Lincoln Memorial, President Trump provided his listeners with a brief synopsis of the Revolutionary War that freed the Colonies … that would become the United States of America … from British Rule. … Continue reading or… Return to Table of Contents.