Category Archives: U.S. Congress

Trump Continues to Not Understand Irony

Trump told students at Liberty University yesterday that there is “nothing more terrible than being a critic.”  Now, I can’t help but wonder why he would be so critical of critics???  His saying that would be like accusing the media … Continue reading

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Obama Warned Trump about Michael Flynn!

The New York Times just reported that President Obama warned Trump after the election that hiring Michael Flynn to his national security team would be ill-advised. Now, boys and girls, get ready for the fun to start. I predict Trump’s … Continue reading

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We Are Stubbornly, “Beasts at Heart”

A contributor to the Washington Post, Kara Swisher, who writes from the perspective of the business world noted the “unconscious bias” that is often made in such things as hiring practices.  She described it as “a bias that kicks in … Continue reading

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The GOP is Legitimating Insanity

Donald Trump frequently reminds us of his “huge” election win last November, taking great pride in that he overcame the “common-sense” odds and easily prevailed in the Electoral College.  Frequently he has conveyed his belief that by being elected to … Continue reading

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Conservative, Liberal Battle of Wills

One regular visitor to this blog is “The Aussie Conservative” who provides a conservative viewpoint on Australian politics and culture as well as commentary on other parts of the world.  This young man describes himself as a “paleoconservative” after apparently … 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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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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