Tag Archives: Presidency

Now Mike Pence Has Security Documents at His Home

Is There Truly a “Deep State” in America? We’re revisiting a Q-Anon conspiracy theory, here. What’s with all these secret files showing up suddenly? Is someone trying to eliminate certain candidates from the 2024 Presidential Election? It looks that way … Continue reading

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When Trump Said This, I Knew There’d Be Trouble

“Proud Boys, Stand Back and Stand By” In the first debate between presidential candidates Trump and Biden, the moderator asked Trump to direct the white supremacist groups to “Stand down.” This is what he said instead: This was spoken aloud … Continue reading

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Is This Donald Trump’s Waterloo?

FBI Raid Mar-a-Lago (August 8, 2022) Of all the things that Donald Trump has allegedly committed as the 45th president of the United States, this ‘raid’ may be the only thing that sticks. And yet, what a fiasco! “When the … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History XVIII

Richard Nixon Announces His Resignation (August 8, 1974) On This Day in 1974: U.S. president Richard Nixon announces his resignation following the Watergate scandal. It’s hard to believe that this event was 48 years ago. Sometimes, it feels like yesterday. … Continue reading

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All’s Fair in Love and War…

And Politics To my mind, politics has become a very messed up business, especially in the United States. Now, Canada and the United Kingdom are not immune to some silliness every so often, but the process by which the Prime … Continue reading

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Any Normal Person Would Have Got the Message:

Trump was Thwarted at Every Turn This Tarot card came to mind this morning when I was reviewing the latest (prime time) session of the January 6th Select Committee hearings from last night. At the top of a steep cliff, … Continue reading

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When Ageism Becomes a Barrier

I thought carefully about jumping into the affray about the issue of age. Why? “Cause I’m getting older, too.” To be honest, Biden probably shouldn’t have run for President in 2020, but he realized that no one else could defeat … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Reassess His Role as Trump’s VP

Michael Pence (June 7, 1959) I always presumed Mike Pence was Donald Trump’s yes-man. After yesterday’s January 6 Select Committee hearing, aired live on CNN for three hours, I have come to appreciate the man himself. The timing of this … Continue reading

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The Right Fear Mail-In Votes Skew Outcomes to the Left

Main-In vs. In-Person Voting It’s a situation that is being exploited by one side over the other. (Or so each side thinks…) The panic seems to be the erroneous thought that only Republicans vote in person, on the day of … Continue reading

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He Wasn’t Called “Tricky Dicky” for Nothing

Richard M Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) I have a rather jaundiced view of this time period in American history. I was still young enough to be an idealist, and I had a decidedly (small ‘l’) liberal … Continue reading

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