Tagged: presidential election

Is This a Joke, Nancy?

Is This a Joke, Nancy?

  According to a news item I just read, Nancy Pelosi  suggested at a town hall meeting on Wednesday that impeaching Trump  would further “divide the country” and could do more harm than good....

IBM Watson for President?

IBM Watson for President?

Reading the most recent comments by Billy and LogicFish, I got to thinking about the impact artificial intelligence might have on society, and wondering whether it could revolutionize the way we are governed. I...

The Case for Impeachment

The Case for Impeachment

    Some readers of this blog argue that my accusations against Trump are without factual support. They demand details. First, the case for  his impeachment: Obstruction of justice Violations of the Foreign Emoluments Clause...

Better Late than Never

Better Late than Never

As thousands of women in “pussy hats” converge on Washington to protest Trump’s presidency, a critic might ask them, “Did you vote?” For the shameful truth is that about half of America’s voters stayed home...

“Master Race” Fascism Reawakens

“Master Race” Fascism Reawakens

  You might think the world would never again tolerate the rise of “master race” fascism. Surely, mankind has learned from the Holocaust and the other terrors inflicted by the Nazis? But you might...

Inheriting a Hornet’s Nest

Inheriting a Hornet’s Nest

As  the nastiest election campaign in US history mercifully comes to an end, I am left wondering how much damage has been done to the political system and what can be done to fix it....

Will it Really be a Debate?

Will it Really be a Debate?

I will be surprised if tonight’s town hall event featuring Hillary vs Trump is anything like a debate. I am expecting a mud slinging contest. Any discussion of the issues will probably be lost in the...

Change is an Elusive Goal

Change is an Elusive Goal

  I get calls from the Democratic Party asking me to become involved in this year’s campaign, and I always politely decline. I’m not as frisky as I was back in 2008 when Sandra and...

Noise from an Empty Barrel

Noise from an Empty Barrel

The people who tell me they’re voting for Donald Trump always say it’s because he’s a successful businessman, not a politician. But why would they want a businessman who knows nothing about politics –...

In the Land of the Free

In the Land of the Free

  Apparently emboldened by the success of their crusade to reverse women’s freedom of choice, red states across America are legislating restrictions that increasingly dictate individuals’ behavior – from how employees dress to who gets served at...