Category Archives: States of our Unions

Civility and Truth

Hidden Agendas and Clear Intentions X Context Some thoughts following the US Government shutdown at Midnight, Saturday, January 20, 2018, and band-aid reopening this week. Civility is about more than just politeness, although politeness is a necessary first step. It … Continue reading

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Muckraking Redux

Stormy Daniels and Ya Got Trouble I asked someone recently if they were aware of the extent to which they complained. Their response was measured and thoughtful. ‘It makes me feel better.’ So there you go. One person’s joy, another … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough

One year, twelve months, fifty-two weeks, three hundred sixty-five days. However and whatever you’re counting, enough is enough. Please, Donald Trump, go back to Manhattan and let the rest of us make America great again. Peace and progress are our … Continue reading

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Decision Point Redux

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Alabama Thank You

Doug Jones, a Democrat, won the special election on Tuesday to fill the United States Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, now the attorney general. Mr. Jones aimed to create a lead in the urban counties that include Birmingham and … Continue reading

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Three Branches Two Houses

Many of us know that there are three branches of the United States government: Executive, Legislative, Judiciary; and that there are two Houses in (legislative) Congress: Senate and House. Many of us don’t know the roles and responsibilities of each. … Continue reading

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Show Me, Don’t Tell Me

Trump said, ‘I don’t know him very well,’ speaking of his son-in-law and White House Senior Adviser. Satire from The Borowitz Report Fortune, The Many Roles Held by Jared Kushner  

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