Category Archives: Politics

Our Democratic Republic In Crisis

  Back in 2017, five months after Trump was elected President, I described the election result as a social experiment that was unfurling. Fast forward to now, end of 2019, we are witnessing the articles of impeachment against the very … Continue reading

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Impeachment Is The Struggle?

  Following up on Brenee Brown’s hope is a function of struggle, the impeachment process, albeit painful, gives me hope. The hope is not to remove President Trump, although there is a slim chance of that outcome. But the hope … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 24 Nov 2019

Ever since retirement, I believe that my life is simple – no work, no commute, and no pressure! Right? But is life ever simple? Not if it comes to relationships.  Thus having a virtual sanctuary comes in handy. The on-going … Continue reading

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Impeachment Hearings, Week 2

  While it is easy to chalk the impeachment hearings on President Trump as political gamesmanship, circus act, witch hunt, or whatever, the Inquiry is going on for the second week on Capital Hill. Sure both the Republican and Democrat … Continue reading

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First Day Of Impeachment

  On this historical day, impeaching the President of the United States, a frigid Artic blast brought a cold front lowering the local temperatures by 20 degrees (Fahreinheit). Daytime high is only in the 30’s and nighlty low in the … Continue reading

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Guilt By Association?

  A Thin Blue Line flag (pictured above) has been creating controversies.  According to this CNN report,  the Governor of the state of Maryland and a County Executive (which comes under the State) are getting in the act.   The flag … Continue reading

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Trump Versus The Rule of Law

  William Cohen, former Secretary of Defense, Senator and member of the House is a Republican whose interview with the CNN yesterday hit home a critical point that I have come to feel about President Trump. As most of us … Continue reading

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South Park Vs NBA

  South Park vs. NBA. And the game is played in China.  A controversial topic with this underlying question: Is there thing more important than money? At first blush the answer seems obvious:  Yes, of course.  Why would the two … Continue reading

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Columbus Day Observed

  Today is Columbus Day, as in Christopher Columbus. The explorer who discovered America in 1492. At least that is how I learned it. A national holiday in the US (for 82 years) and elsewhere. What I don’t get is … Continue reading

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Public Trust Or Lack Of

  Trust in US government is “near historical lows.”  Not my words but according a Pew Research recent report.  Intuitively, I am not surprised.  Every time the subject comes up, seems we reach a new low. What dominates the news … Continue reading

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