So, a tax plan that will save me, on average, several thousand dollars a year is not to be passed because the Democratic senators think the rich will become richer if the plan is passed. So, to stop that from happening, they aren’t going to let the plan go through. Bully for them! By stopping the plan, they cost me thousands.
Category: Current Events
In the past couple of days, the former Directors of the CIA and DNI have castigated the current president on his handling of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Both individuals have taken upon themselves the mantle of I know more than the President about how he should conduct Foreign Policy.
I’ve been reading about all the political shenanigans that are going on – not just in Washington, but throughout the country. Identity politics is not new. Ad hominem attacks on political opponents are as old as politics itself; and, just from my perspective, I’m beginning to think that politics and prostitution may tie as the oldest professions in the world. And then there’s that nagging voice in the back of my mind that equates one with the other.
I had intended to write a short monograph on leadership, but the event in Sutherland Springs, Texas needs a comment. I’m familiar with Sutherland Springs from 1969, when it was on the northern edge of our bailout area at Randolph AFB. There were plenty of open fields surrounding the area, and open fields are what you’re looking for if you’re about to let your jet aircraft crash into the ground while you take a nylon escalator down.
When lobbyists like Manafort get arrested, and other lobbyists like Tony Podesta start crawfishing, can members of Congress be far behind? After all, if the lobbyists have been engaging in illegal activities, with whom would those illegal activities be conducted?