“Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty”

I don’t know exactly what the verbiage for the “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty” executive order yet looks like. But, The Nation provided what they claimed was a leaked draft of the proposed order in February. The link will take you to the verbiage of the document, as it was understood in February, as … More “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty”

Distraction

For people concerned with the trajectory of the US it is becoming ever more difficult to key the proverbial eye on the ball. Whether out of strategic intent as some postulate or out of near-deranged narcissism or dementia, Trump and company keep the hits coming to the point that journalists, pundits, and armchair bloggers can … More Distraction

Presidential?

President Trump’s address to Congress has a lot of people praising him for coming off more presidential. Van Jones, an outspoken critic of the president, even said that Trump “became the President of the United States” when Trump honored the wife of a fallen Navy SEAL. What utter nonsense. Irrespective of any words uttered during … More Presidential?

Does Trump Even Want to be President??? Chapter One: Assault on the First Amendment

I really wonder if the man wants the job. By all rights he should not have won the election (the people didn’t elect him, anyway), and it was clear from his initial reaction that he didn’t expect to win. He made ludicrous promises during the campaign with which he seems intent on attempting to follow … More Does Trump Even Want to be President??? Chapter One: Assault on the First Amendment

Immigration Reform?

I wasn’t sure what to pick to discuss tonight. Our new POTUS has been very busy, largely with plans he stated were priorities during his campaign. He has also been pushing a narrative of falsehoods – or lies, if you prefer – both directly and through his press secretary. Between “alternative facts” (crime rates, inauguration … More Immigration Reform?