Category Archives: politics

Entry 661: Totally Trumpian

The headline read: “Trump’s budget to include draconian cuts in major area.” I hate click bait headlines. They make me feel manipulated. In this case, I simply refused to click through for the answer to the obvious question: “Is there … Continue reading

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Entry 660: Only 1,260 Days Left to Go

In his first few months in office, President Trump has exhibited many of the traits that are the hallmarks of successful chief executives. Among them: Firing people who don’t agree with him. Playing lots of golf. Recognizing that, no matter … Continue reading

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BONUS POST: He’s an Impeach of a Guy

There has been a lot of chatter lately about impeaching the President. In fact, according to Public Policy Polling, 48% of Americans would like President Trump to be impeached. That’s actually a higher percentage of the American public than voted … Continue reading

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Entry 638: The Checks Are in the Mail. So Are the Balances.

If there’s one thing we all remember of what we learned in school about the U.S. government, it’s the phrase “checks and balances.” Also, the chuckle we enjoyed when we first heard the name “Millard Fillmore.” Our Founding Fathers created … Continue reading

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Entry 636: What Does the Pope Know?

Mark’s Note: With leading biologists and ecologists gathering this week for a conference at The Vatican, President Trump asked Scott Pruitt, his pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, to write a rebuttal to whatever scientific hokum comes out of … Continue reading

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Entry 630: Commander in Tweet

The very sad thing is we can almost believe these alternative tweets.                                                         … Continue reading

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Entry 603: Aftershocks

I have lived through 16 presidential elections. I don’t remember the 1956 election at all, possibly because I was two years old, although I do know that “Ike” and “Adlai” are frequent answers in crossword puzzles. What I recall about … Continue reading

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