Tag Archives: Trump

Watch What Happens Next

July 6, 2017 Since the election I’ve urged people not (NOT) to pay attention to what Donald Trump says.  It’s a circus, it’s a distraction.  Some people think his tweets (etc.) are meant to be a distraction, but I have … Continue reading

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What Is the Crisis? The Possibility of Collusion

June 15, 2017 What would “collusion” look like? That’s the question that’s on my mind today. In a previous post, I outlined four possibilities about how we might understand the crisis currently facing the United States. The first of those … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Manchester

This morning I’m taking in the news from Manchester, U.K. A day after Trump speaking in Sunni Saudi Arabia laid the responsibility for terror largely on Iran and Shia Islam, a bomb attack kills 22 and injures 59 — or … Continue reading

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What Is the Crisis? Next Steps and Acceptable Resolutions

Now that the Russian Connections investigation is in the hands of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel, we should be thinking about where this might lead, and, insofar as there are choices, where we hope it leads. As any number of … Continue reading

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What Is the Crisis? Some Possibilities

Clearly we are in the midst of some kind of crisis in the United States, a political crisis, certainly, perhaps a legal crisis, likely a constitutional crisis, too. I want to think out loud, probably in more than one post, … Continue reading

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Where To Focus: Day 115

We’re beyond the first 100 days. Time to remember that there are 1460 days between presidential elections (or between inaugurations) in the U.S. We have to endure 13 more stretches the length of this first one. Are we ready for … Continue reading

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RyanFail: No Victory for Democrats

Now the fight begins in earnest. The collapse of the House Republicans w(h)ealthcare bill on Friday was a debacle for Paul Ryan, the Republican leadership, and Trump.  Trump and others may try to blame the Democratic Party for the ‘failure’, but … Continue reading

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