Monthly Archives: March 2017

Freedom Caucus is Id on Steroids!!!

Yesterday I described Trump’s head-to-head confrontation with the Freedom Caucus of his Republican Party as rival versions of “brain stems with arms and legs” coming to blows.  Another way to view this is simple id vs. id, raw unmitigated desire … Continue reading

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The Freedom Caucus Meets Trump

In the Freedom Caucus, a gang of 32 obstreperous Republicans in the House of Representatives, Donald Trump has met his match.  Or, one could say vice versa, Trump has met his match!  Stubborn intransigence vs. stubborn intransigence is now coming … Continue reading

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“Carthage Must Be Destroyed!” and the GOP

  In ancient Rome, Cato the Elder (234 bc-149bc) was a predecessor to modern day American Republicans.  He woke up every day, scratched his eyes, shook his head and then asked, “What can I be against today?”  One of his … Continue reading

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I’m Gloating This Morning….

…but only a little!  Yes, it is always ego rewarding to to have your side in an argument prevail as happened yesterday when the Republicans failed to repeal Obamacare.  And that childish impulse to gloat is okay as it is … Continue reading

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Trump Calls Their Bluff!!!

Trump is now demonstrating that “The Art of the Deal” that he always has in mind involves no “artistry.”  For, diplomacy is a kind of artistry and he dabbled with it for a moment and then ran into a childish … Continue reading

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Obamacare Showdown Today for Republicans

The Republican Party has painted itself into a corner with today’s vote in the House of Representatives.  Regarding their unifying cry of “Repeal Obamacare”, the House is scheduled to vote today on the issue and several of the GOP representatives … Continue reading

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Trump’s Childish Grandiosity Once Again!

When the Trump campaign was in full gear last fall, Senator Ted Cruz and he were engaged in a verbal slug fest with each other.  They loathed each other.  At one point they were both giving speeches in the same … Continue reading

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