Reopening America is Our Only Choice

We must reopen the country.  Because we have no other choice.  To think otherwise means you genuinely believe someone or something from the government will eradicate the virus while saving your livelihood and providing security at the same time.  It will not happen.  It has not happened in the first six months and nothing will…

The Summer of Democratic Candidates

This summer is it.  The field of 23 Democratic candidates will become a handful of legitimate candidates.  Here is my take on where they stand, and what the summer has in store for them. Joe Biden I worry about a Joe Biden candidacy.  Hillary and Obama’s sidekick.  As if their portraits are tattooed on his…

Democrats are Incompetent Losers

I am an Independent.  But have mostly voted for Democrats.  Not because I embrace liberalism, but I believed they were the only party that would operate somewhat on behalf of the 99%.  I voted for George W. Bush in 2004 and what happened in the next 4 years made me feel terrible.  Like the biggest…

It was Always Money Laundering

The Russian Collusion story may be real, or it may be something that goes away in the end.  More is coming out and Mueller is racking up convictions and cooperating witnesses.  Trump is getting more nervous and Rudy is reaching.  Lawyers are jumping ship.  But this was always about something much deeper and worse than…

All Senate Races are National Races

When you think about the changing political landscape in the United States a few things pop.  Congress is a body with two pieces, and together they are useless.  Meaningful legislation is rarely passed on issues that concern all Americans.  Healthcare, Immigration, Budget Reform, Infrastructure, Campaign Finance, and the list goes on and on.  Then you…

The Middle Lost Big This Week

This week both fringes dug in more and it is significant.  The middle became less represented and the feeling of homelessness grows.  What happened?  The left went much further left this week.  Setting up a long-term fringe war.  Further away from policy results but instead merging into the left lane hitting the gas on ideology. …

Trump’s Base Erodes After Tax Reform

Tax Reform is The Donald’s last chance to get any kind of a win in 2017. He hasn’t pushed anything else through real in terms of law. Executive orders are empty wishing on a star presidential grandstanding. That is why one executive order can be penned away instantly by the next oval office inhabitant. They…