If they follow through on their plans to end the filibuster, pack the Senate by adding one to two new states, then pack the Supreme Court, and institute eco-fascism in the guise of the Green New Deal, America's status as a functioning constitutional republic will be at an end. Soon, the kind of people we fought wars to keep from taking power in America, will have the power.
At the beginning of April 2020, the consensus is that the peak is still a few weeks away. We're staying home more, we're doing social distancing and we're practicing good hygiene. Our borders are virtually closed and a third of the states are under some sort of lock-down order.
Pass a focused relief package for the American people now.
Congress is acting like a bunch of teenagers that just broke into their parent's liquor cabinet, lots of fun now, but there will be a steep price to pay later.
Americans are fair-minded people, even if not all of their elected representatives are. When properly apprised of the facts, they are bound to look at the articles of impeachment against Trump as deeply flawed and unfair according to long-held common values.
So, it turns out that the often-ridiculed set of measures known collectively as the "Green New Deal" that received nary a vote in the Senate, according to J.J. O'Kecams, will not only require less change from some than previously envisioned, it will promote a new era of economic prosperity for those who are ready to embrace it.
Thursday, I was a guest on Political Storm's weekly Real Politics With Real People show. It was a great honor to be on the panel discussion hosted by Jon Saltzman.
They have called for his opposition, his impeachment, his imprisonment, and his death and the death of other Republicans, both implicitly and at times explicitly. The anti-Trump movement on the left has a particularly vicious streak. So called "comedian" Kathy Griffin recently released a photo of her holding up a bloody, fake severed head of the President.
Trump has met expectations in some areas, and exceeded them in others, but he’s gone as far as his business skills alone will take him. He needs to learn how Washington works– not how it should work, but how it really works. He has considerable negotiation skills as we all knew, but now he’s going to have to apply them to a whole new realm of problems and situations that just never occur in the boardroom.
To his credit, President Obama condemned the despicable shooting of Dallas police officers during his visit to Poland last week. It wasn't with quite the passion and anger he reserves for condemning Republicans especially while overseas, but was appreciated.