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“Republicans resigned to Trump losing 2020 popular vote but confident about Electoral College” - David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner, 3/22/19.
This headline grabbed my attention. The “Electoral College” never was meant to be “how our system works,” contrary to the opinion of an Arizona Republican donor who supports the current occupant of the Oval Office. The occupant himself is quoted: “I used to like the idea of the Popular Vote, but now realize the Electoral College is far better…
Our intelligence agencies have determined Russia used cyberforce to attack this country during the 2016 elections. Cyber warfare is big money these days - because so much of the World’s security depends upon computers.
Intelligence agencies have determined Russia will interfere in elections yet to come. Putin is no friend of democracy. He hates the United States. He hates political systems that espouse democratic values.
The current occupant of the Oval Office travels to Finland to…
Nothing quite manages to silence opposition and join people in the spirit of loyalty like a national crisis. When crises are real, people legitimately bond and work toward a common goal. The United States faced such crises on December 7, 1941, and September 11, 2001.
Unfortunately, despots read history - at least for pointers on how either to seize, or to tighten hold on, power. Crises are right up some despots’ alleys.
Adolf Hitler took office as Chancellor of Germany on January…
The kids from the school in Florida, who have been brave and energetic enough to demand changes in policies in regard to gun violence, have used orange apparel to express the movement that way. I sometimes wear a tie. I wanted to find a non-for-profit from which I could buy an orange tie such that my expenditure would go to stopping gun violence. I found some that sell other apparel, but none that sell the specific apparel I could wear. Therefore, I ordered five (5) orange neckties…Continue