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April 1st, 2020

He Knew Then, We Know Now

Trump loves to say "no one saw this coming." Jan 22  “We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.” Feb. 10 “Looks like by April, you know, in theory, when it gets a little ... Read More

March 22nd, 2020

I’ll Have That Beer Now

I don't want to drink a beer with the President. I want the president to be smarter than a beer. Is that too much to ask? Trump says the vaccines are coming soon. They're not. He says the economy is fine. It ain't. He says the pandemic will just disappear. ... Read More

March 17th, 2020

FOX: Singing a Pandemic Tune

Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham were just last week accusing the media of "whipping up hysteria" and fanning the flames of bias against the President. This against the backdrop of many FOX journalists who report just the opposite during the network's day programming. Then Tucker Carlson pushed back, claiming the ... Read More

March 12th, 2020

Smarts Not

I may be pretty, but I'm kinda smart too. But here's my problem. I shouldn't be smarter than my government. But I am. And that should freak you out. Trump says the vaccines are coming soon. They're not. He says the economy is fine. It ain't. He says the pandemic will ... Read More

March 11th, 2020

Reality Distancing

Bernie Sander's arrogance is getting old. After getting creamed for the second straight primary Tuesday, he announced that despite poor performances in primary states, he will continue to press Biden on issues. He announced that in the next debate he will push Biden to share his plan on Universal Health ... Read More

March 8th, 2020

FOX Disease

Trump's unwillingness to address that Americans over 60, and especially those with underlying medical conditions, are in harms way from the Coronavirus, is troubling to say the least. They are the most likely to be hospitalized and the most likely to die from this virus, which still baffles both scientists ... Read More

March 5th, 2020

Our Loss

Elizabeth Warren might have been the most qualified candidate for President in my lifetime. She started out teaching students with disabilities, then law school while raising children. She studied law with an emphasis on economics, and one of her early insights was that rising bankruptcy rates were not the result ... Read More

March 4th, 2020

The Stuff

The role of President has many facets. There's the constitutional duties, of which Trump has either violated or neglected to such a degree that some fear the office has been irreparably harmed. Then there's the more nuanced role of statesman and diplomat of which Trump wasn't neglectful. He's simply incapable. ... Read More

March 2nd, 2020

What You Don’t Know…

Trump is dangerous. That may seem like old news, but the latest epidemic of Coronavirus has Trump amping up the volume. He recently accused MSNBC and CNN of “panicking markets” while bragging “USA in great shape!” I hope he's right about the shape of our country. But the numbers don't ... Read More

March 1st, 2020

The Hammer & Nail

Trump is rapidly purging his administration of key State and Justice department employees. Not born from a desire to improve the skill and overall efficiency of the departments. These are not plum appointments based on party loyalty either. No, Trump is systematically removing career officials and replacing them with loyalists. ... Read More

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