Tag: China

Is America quitting the world stage?

Is America quitting the world stage?
“Winners never quit, and quitters never win,” spoken by the great Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi, was stenciled on the wall of our High School locker room. At the time I thought it was just something the coaches had painted on the walls to make us feel guilty about our abysmal win/loss records. We... Read more »

Is there a fix for our national divisions?

Is there a fix for our national divisions?
Tunning into Facebook and Twitter this morning, I saw the usual tweets and posts by the regular people I read advertising how much they hate Donald Trump. My regular readers know I am no fan of the current Administration, but hate? Hate is a strong word. It is used a lot in politics. Hating because... Read more »

Donald Trump is more dangerous to his Presidency than Stormy Daniels

Donald Trump is more dangerous to his Presidency than Stormy Daniels
Former adult film star Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford took center stage on CBS Television’s 60 Minutes Sunday night. There was much anticipation by activists against Mr. Trump for last night’s interview. Pundits and prognosticators were united in their optimism that Ms. Clifford’s appearance would mark the beginning of the end for... Read more »
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Are we on the brink of a nuclear war?

Are we on the brink of a nuclear war?
Here we go again with North Korea. Today, North Korea performed a ballistic missile test. The missile traveled 2300 miles, with a maximum altitude of 478 miles, the Associated Press reports. That is far enough to hit the US Military installations on Guam. The North Korean Government is not mincing words about who is their... Read more »

Is President Trump making the right decisions about North Korea?

Is President Trump making the right decisions about North Korea?
The United States is being confronted by a hostile enemy who is threatening to launch Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles a US Territory What should the President’s reaction to this threat be? Is the threat real or is it bluster? There is no argument that Kim is a danger to his neighbors and could drag the USA... Read more »

Trump, Obama and the death of Otto Warmbier

Trump, Obama and the death of Otto Warmbier
One of the great tragedies of the death of Otto Warmbier is that his demise is becoming political fodder in the USA domestic political drama. President Donald Trump, ever the candidate used the tragedy to take a swipe at President Barack Obama. President Obama, in turn, made a statement of clarification. In his statement, the... Read more »
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Is there a case for killing Kim Jong-Un?

Is there a case for killing Kim Jong-Un?
The pudgy guy with bad hair is causing problems in the World.  No, I don’t mean President Trump, I mean Kim Jong-Un. He has brought America to the brink of war.  Poking a bear with a stick usually has had good results for North Korea in the past.  American Diplomats were fast to negotiate a... Read more »

Stop whining, America has never ceased being great

Stop whining, America has never ceased being great
Donald Trump ripped off Ronald Reagan’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.”  A campaign slogan is all Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump has in common.  In 1980, I was proud to be a Reagan Republican.  I was proud because he wanted to lift the nation up rather than tear it down at every turn. Ronald... Read more »

As a nation, where do we go from here?

As a nation, where do we go from here?
I didn’t support Donald Trump. His Presidency is going to be a reality, though. It is hard to admit defeat, but I have to look at reality in the context of loving my country more than I dislike its leader. I do love America. I love America because we are not perfect, yet we talk... Read more »
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American politics needs couples counseling

American politics needs couples counseling
I’ve been around the block, and if there is one thing I know too well, it is relationships that are in trouble. That is happening in America right now. Republicans and Democrats, whether you want to believe it or not, you’re an old married couple. Like a married couple, you share life together. Like a... Read more »