Category: Administration

Let Barney Frank Be the Presidential Briefer

Donald Trump had an opportunity to get intelligence briefings once he won the Republican Party’s nomination. He mostly blew that opportunity off, probably because early meetings didn’t go too well, For example, right after Labor Day, this happened: Six current…

Oops, I Lost and Got a Promotion

Hey, do you want to guess what this picture is? Yeah, that’s the former governor of Texas, Rick Perry. It’s actually a mugshot taken of him when he was arrested in 2014 for “abuse of official capacity and coercion of…

What Alexander Hamilton Would Want

Our first president was from Virginia, and our second president was from Massachusetts. In fact, our first six presidents were from one of those two states. It’s an oversimplification, but the competition between Virginia and Massachusetts in the early part…

Why Not?

Oh, no, I am not ashamed for my country. Donald Trump has picked Linda McMahon, co-founder of pro wrestling company WWE, to lead his Small Business Administration, his transition team said Wednesday. The 68-year-old McMahon was a major Trump backer during his…

Why Shouldn’t Gore Meet With Trump?

I’m having one of those rare days that isn’t really compatible with professional blogging. There isn’t much I want to say about anything in the news right now. Either that, or I don’t have the time and energy to say…