LINCOLN DERANGEMENT SYNDROME: Echoes of the Past Tell Us Much About Today

The press demeaned him. His fellow Republicans worried about his competence. The influential people of the day called him an idiot, a yahoo, even “the original gorilla”. He was described as “weak as water”. His leadership ability was regularly ridiculed by the talking (writing) heads of the day. His first military leader of the war… Continue reading LINCOLN DERANGEMENT SYNDROME: Echoes of the Past Tell Us Much About Today

Seriously, Donald Trump is President. What’s Up With That?

This third rock from the sun has become a crazy place. The old rules don’t seem to apply anymore. Change happens pretty fast these days. The apple cart hasn’t just been upset, it’s been toppled. And we’re learning that most of the apples in that cart are rotten to the core. Around the globe, things… Continue reading Seriously, Donald Trump is President. What’s Up With That?

Trump Again Uses Technology to Change the Game

Today, in an unprecedented move, negotiations between the American president and congressional leaders were broadcast for all to see. The move has been almost universally viewed as extraordinary. Perhaps President Trump is ahead of the curve on what’s going on. The indisputable fact is that politics and government have been forever changed. A now superlative… Continue reading Trump Again Uses Technology to Change the Game

The Haters Made Trump Possible and They Still Don’t Get It

The anti-Trump, anti-MAGA folks are vocal and angry. But they will never understand the counterproductive effects of their efforts. It seems that angry Trump haters are everywhere, preaching their sermons of self-righteousness, but they unwittingly helped drive voters to support the very person they claim to detest. These helpful haters span the spectrum of society. Here’s… Continue reading The Haters Made Trump Possible and They Still Don’t Get It