Most Excellent Whiners

whiningI truly empathize with HRC voters. In 2008 when Barack Obama won, those who voted Republican were similarly devastated. Many of us understood that our new president would take this country further to the left. For me, it has turned out worse than I could have imagined. But I just do not remember the same level of shear panic. In fact, many shared my sentiment: while I did not vote for Barack Obama, I was proud that this country had elected its first black president. It was monumental. Let’s give him a chance, I thought.   Continue reading “Most Excellent Whiners”

Most Excellent Whiners

Rely on the Media? You Better Understand Cause and Effect

cause-effectDo you pay attention to the media to help you make sense of what is going on in politics? You should. Who we have leading this country at the local, state and federal level effects your life and those of your children. A problem with the media, however, both on the left and the right is their ability to confuse cause and effect, either because they really don’t understand the difference or on purpose to further their own political agenda. If you want to filter through what you read and hear in the media, you better be mindful of this issue. Continue reading “Rely on the Media? You Better Understand Cause and Effect”

Rely on the Media? You Better Understand Cause and Effect

Does Trump = Obama?

trump obamaThe popularity of Donald Trump in the run up to the primaries and caucuses starting in early February 2016 has confounded the so-called political experts. It is not terribly difficult to ascertain the reasons. Those who vote in the political primaries on the right are disgusted with the “establishment” Republican Party. I share that sentiment.  Continue reading “Does Trump = Obama?”

Does Trump = Obama?