I figure with the election approaching, it's time for me to post my endorsement, and if you're a regular reader of my blog, it will not be a surprise: Vote Trump Out.Yes, I realize that tons of people have already voted, and that I will change no one's mind. But I'm posting this anyway, just to make sure I say something.First, though, a quick note about Joe Biden. … [Read more...] about Election 2020: Vote Trump Out!
I was thinking of reviewing tonight's debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, but Michael Siegel has saved me the trouble by posting an anticipatory draft of his debate reaction piece ahead of time:Overall, neither candidate scored big nor did either candidate damage himself irreparably. Biden was competent in his answers and Trump was … well, whatever his supporters … [Read more...] about First 2020 Debate Review: Alternative Scenarios
Charles Kupperman was the deputy to National Security Advisor John Bolton, so naturally he's been subpoenaed to testify in the impeachment inquiry. Since he's still in the executive branch, however, the Trump administration has ordered him not to testify in the impeachment inquiry.What a nightmare! I would hate to be in that position, having to make a high-stakes career … [Read more...] about Impeachment Collateral Damage
I skipped reviewing the State of the Union speech last year, so I thought I'd give it a try this year, since I have to be awake for something else anyway.The official White House transcript wasn't up yet when I started this, so I'm using the Vox rush transcript of President Trump's notes. It's a little messy, so I've cleaned it up a little here and there and … [Read more...] about State of the Union 2019
So, I saw this tweet, by yet another person claiming that critics of U.S. Senate apportionment rules are historically illiterate:https://twitter.com/KemberleeKaye/status/1060213813918818304I'm sick and tired of this argument, and I responded with what seems to me to be the obvious rejoinder:https://twitter.com/windypundit/status/1060219419593506816I realize this … [Read more...] about The Senate Is Not Fair To People