What can Trump afford?

What can Trump afford?

Trump has survived one impeachment, with another one in the works. He’s also dodged (so far) twenty-six accusations of sexual misconduct, and an estimated four thousand lawsuits. That run of good luck may well end, perhaps brutally, with Biden at the helm. Will...
The Circus that Never Leaves Town

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

Part 3: And how do we get out of it? One of the reasons we are forced to narrow our view of the world in order to make it a more comfortable place to live, is that our minds and bodies have not kept up with the massive changes we have exposed them to, especially over...
The Circus that Never Leaves Town

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

Part 2 – How did we create this mess? My previous blog ended with a quote from my novel The Contrarian Candidate. And that quote itself ends with the idea that we, as individuals and as a society, have become too smart for our own good. And one of the things that...
The Circus that Never Leaves Town

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

Part 1 – O Ye, of Little Faith Donald Trump is not going to just go away. Of that we can be sure. Which means we are not yet off the hook, and are going to have to continue to find ways of getting to the bottom of the Trump phenomenon.  And counterintuitive as it may...
The Curse of Victory Hollow

The Curse of Victory Hollow

Part Two – That Cursed Divide Rather than healing the political divide, Joe Biden seems to have enough on his plate just keeping that divide from becoming even wider. And he’s doing that mainly by being careful not to confront or otherwise irritate those on the other...