Trumped Up!

There's an old saying in bridge: "Get your trump out early."  Apparently, the Republican Party is not populated by bridge players. In the eight years since I started writing this blog, I’ve tried to find ways to explain the underlying reality or root cause of various issues, often political in nature.  In that time, I have … Continue reading Trumped Up!

Who Dealt This Mess?

This is my last pre-election post, and hopefully my last about politics for quite a while.  It's long and I apologize, but please bear with me. Almost everyone I know complains that our campaigns are conducted largely through negative, personally-oriented TV ads and that our elected officials pursue the agendas of some set of “special … Continue reading Who Dealt This Mess?