Whew! A lot has happened since the debate on Tuesday, February 25th: On February 25th, Jim Clyburn, Democratic Whip of the House of Representatives decided it was time to let the people of South Carolina know that he supports Joe Biden. Joe Biden got 48.4% of the votes in the South Carolina Democratic Primary,… Continue reading Election 2020 #8
‘Nuff Said President Harry S. Truman believed that the President’s job involves making difficult decisions and accepting full responsibility for those decisions. He had a sign on his desk that said, “The BUCK STOPS here!” President Donald J. Trump has a slightly different opinion. He avoids making decisions for as long as possible, he says… Continue reading Two Presidents
Physical Distancing can keep you Well! Social Distancing could make you Sick! We hear a lot of commentators and pundits telling us to fight the COVID-19 pandemic by maintaining “Social Distancing”. Are they unaware of the distinction between the words “social” and “physical“? Are they living the lives of the people we see in advertising… Continue reading Distancing?
If We Could Turn Back Time Sometimes it seems as if the Democratic Party processes are running backwards … or, at least. spinning their wheels. The ups and downs of their number of candidates and number of debaters is becoming a little tiring. This graph shows the variations in the number of candidates and number… Continue reading Election 2020 #7
7 + 1 There is one Democratic nominee for President and seven “also-rans” remaining in the race to Milwaukee. We just don’t know which of the eight is the nominee. A piece of the answer was provided by those eligible to participate in the Nevada Caucuses. Because Nevada has found a way to combine… Continue reading Election 2020 #6
Groups We have all sorts of names for groups of animals. Some are commonly known … a Swarm of Bees, a Flock of Birds, a Pod of Dolphins, a Gaggle of Geese, a Pride of Lions, or a Pack of Wolves. Some are odd … a Congregation of Alligators, a Murder of Crows, a Badling… Continue reading Election 2020 #5
Three’s a Crowd There are 3 Democratic Presidential Debates in February 2020: February 7th at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire; February 19th in Las Vegas, Nevada; and February 25th in Charleston, South Carolina. It’s a good thing that February has 29 days in election years.  This plethora of debates is not surprising… Continue reading Election 2020 #4