Overnight, he became a big-time backer of closer American ties to Turkey and its megalomaniac leader.
I like that we have four real seasons here at our Tijeras, NM headquarters. Not that I even pretend to like each of them equally. Winter wears me out. By February, I have cold-fatigue, and start hoping for Spring to show.
On Saturday Night Live last month, Kate MacKinnon parodied Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a wispy Albino Forrest Gump.
The Father of All Bullies.
My Thoughts on MOAB
The Governor of New Mexico seems hell-bent to run the state off the rails. Dave’s rant plus his weekly preview.
REPEAL OR RUIN Although Donald Trump proposed a policy of Repeal and Replace the ACA, his real policy from the start has been Repeal or Ruin, and his most recent rants to the effect of “We’re now stuck with Obamacare,” is, typically enough, a flat-out lie. What we are stuck with is a flawed Obamacare, severely undermined by Trump’s reckless actions in removing sign-up mandates and discouraging re-enlistments in the plan. These reprehensible actions have reduced the number of enrollees…
One of my favorite quotations — in fact, something of an article of faith for me –comes from the great Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: “I like to pay taxes. With them, I buy civilization.”
This is a credo which deserves wide circulation and support during an era dominated by a man so devoid of this conviction that he continues to hide his tax returns.
What is President Trump so ashamed of?
Donald Trump likes wars we win.
Modern myth-making tends to start with the observation of “historic trends” and from them claim to define human circumstances or reactions.
A Cup of Instant College: Dave’s weekly rant.
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Dave’s weekly rant: The Temper of our times, and our week on Here & There.
E Trumpus Tantrum “Nasty, brutish and short,” just like Donald Trump’s temper.