Tag: trade

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 »

Trump's ridiculous America First

Trump's ridiculous America First
Unfortunately, the Muslim Ban fiasco has overshadowed a truly dangerous policy direction Donald Trump has taken.  Some of my political friends in the Foreign Policy Community who are still working in the Foreign Policy organs of the USA think that is by design. They have a deep fear of the direction President Trump is taking. ... 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 »
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Why this Ex-GOP is voting for Hillary

Why this Ex-GOP is voting for Hillary
I’ve never voted for a Democrat for President. I’ve been voting for 44 years and have always voted for the GOP nominee. Many Republicans have announced they will vote for Hillary, as a protest vote against Donald Trump’s nomination. The list of protest voters is long and impressive and includes a former Republican President, First... Read more »

Does Trump want to quit?

Does Trump want to quit?
It’s a legitimate question. Is the bloom off the rose of the idea of being President? Maybe having music played when you walk into the room, and getting a really cool 747 to fly around in and not have to pay for the fuel yourself has lost its appeal to The Donald? His behavior would... Read more »

The myth that Trump would be good for the economy

The myth that Trump would be good for the economy
Donald Trump’s much-anticipated speech on the economy is set for today. Much anticipated by whom? I sure don’t anticipate it. The only thing I dread more than hearing his speech is dreading the notion he would ever be in a position to put his inane ideas to work. There is a myth among Republicans that... Read more »
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Get your umbrella, it's raining BS

Get your umbrella, it's raining BS
Walking through Washington is always like walking through a pasture. During elections, the amount of well, bullsh** is just overwhelming. With conventions around the corner, it will be flying in earnest. While this will not be an exhaustive guide to campaign bull, I’ll hit the high points, the ones the public keeps falling for year-after-year... Read more »