Category Archives: Government

Quick Thoughts

Just a few random mental meanderings this time around, dear readers. So, the president is still at it.  He’s had a pretty rough week of it, though–he still can’t get the ACA repealed (yay, us!); he’s having a “Bush-Katrina” moment, … Continue reading

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Shocked. Shocked, I am…

No, really.  Did I call the current administration a “raging dumpster fire” last time around?  It seems, over the last week, to have gotten even worse.  Incredibly, horribly, worse.  Unbelievably so.  Apparently, “rock bottom” has a basement. So the administration … Continue reading

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Raging Dumpster Fire

I took a bit of a risk, last time, in assuming that there would be something “political” to write about, this time.  It was a calculated risk, and I considered it a safe bet, given that the President can’t seem … Continue reading

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Aftermath

So, that’s how it’s going to be, is it?  Well, okay then. The election for #45 has come and gone, and it certainly didn’t go the way I had hoped.  I’ll admit to spending a day or two in shock … Continue reading

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Down It Goes

Regarding the current status of the Presidential race, I have no words (although the phrase “train wreck” comes to mind). If you were unclear as to the relative moral standing of the two candidates, the tape released last week should … Continue reading

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A Few Quick Thoughts

We’re not there, yet, but now’s as good a time as any to get down, in writing, a couple of thoughts that have been rolling around in my head, on the right to vote. It’s a basic thing, it seems–very … Continue reading

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That Was Sudden

Not exactly where I had intended to start, this week, but it’s a significant enough development that I can be flexible. So, Cruz has “suspended his campaign,” leaving (realistically) only Trump as a viable Republican candidate (and believe me, I … Continue reading

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