Today, our GOP-dominated Senate will confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. The process has been a nightmare for all to watch. It is painful for all Democrats to see Trump, who lost the popular vote by several million votes, place two justices on SCOTUS within his first two years. His choices do much to appease his evangelical base. Republicans, who used sexual assault as a weapon against Bill Clinton, hate to see it applied to one of their own, plowed through the proceeding as fast as possible.
It is strange that in…
In November 2016, Americans went to the polls and elected one of the great con men in America, Donald Trump, a reality-TV kingpin, a man who loves ratings and his money and strokes to his ego above all else.
Trump is a man who started his career by refusing to rent to blacks in New York city and he later started his presidency weeks after paying out $25 million to Trump U students he’d swindled (and in a tweet, said it was a “small fraction of the potential award.”) …
“Part of the beauty of me is that I am very rich.”
– Donald Trump, president of the United States.
As the president likes to trumpet loudly and frequently, with minimal “braggadociousness,” a very rich man inhabits the White House these days, possibly one of the richest men ever to become president, a fabulously rich man who made all of his own money on his own and did not require the largesse of his father to be rich. (It was only $1 million that Trump inherited, nothing more, he claims.)
He is rich. He is rich. …
Bill Kristol seems astonished at the support accused child-molester Roy Moore is getting from the Republican National Committee (RNC). Reports indicate that the RNC has gotten over its condemnation and skittishness about endorsing an accused sexual predator and racist and now fully backs Moore in the Alabama election.
Observations on the state of the nation, from a location somewhere on Main Street.