Category: Justice

Trump screwed himself by being cruel to children

Trump screwed himself by being cruel to children
It’s an old trick in politics. In forty years in politics, nearly thirty of them in Washington, DC, I cannot count the number of times I played the blame-the-other-side-for-our-own-mistakes card. It is like breathing out and breathing in and used when one finds themselves in undefendable predicaments. Politicians play it vigorously when they have what... Read more »

Once upon a time, the Republican Party supported the rule of law

Once upon a time, the Republican Party supported the rule of law
Many of my regular readers are incredulous that I spent four and a half decades in the GOP. “Bob, you’re so liberal, how could you possibly be a Republican?” Believe it or not, I was not alone in my views. Not all of us in the GOP were knuckle-dragging neanderthals. Well, once upon a time,... Read more »

Don’t play poker with Robert Mueller unless you are prepared to lose

Don’t play poker with Robert Mueller unless you are prepared to lose
Four decades ago, I was friends with Author and Journalist Adela Rodgers St. Johns. Adela taught me how to write. She was also quite a card player and taught me how to play poker. One day she said to me, “Politics, Journalism, and Poker are all the same thing.” I was 23 when she said... Read more »
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I’m ashamed that I once was a Republican

I’m ashamed that I once was a Republican
The events of this weekend in Charlottesville and President Trump’s reaction has made me ashamed that I ever was a Republican. The party has become a source of shame for the decent people of the USA. The photo above is a screenshot from twitter. It shows the praise President Trump received for his “condemnation” of... Read more »