Kelli Ward finally found a state wide office she could get elected to, having been sworn-in as the new GOP Chairwoman for the State of Arizona.
Roger Stone has been indicted, arrested, and will appear in court on charges witness tampering, obstruction, and making false statements.
The free market is a good thing. But it isn’t the only thing.
Your Ordinary World for 21 January 2018 featuring links to stories on the Super Bowl, MLK Day, Women’s March, March for Life, President Trump’s media coverage, single women dining out, and income inequality after a disaster to read, share, and discuss.
If there’s a better way out of this, I’m sure Nancy Pelosi will go with it. She is nothing if not very good at her job. But here’s what I’ve got.
President Trump made his announced remarks from the White House, and as expected pitched a compromise for the on-going government shutdown.
If you went to bed early Thursday, you might have missed Buzzfeed News making quite the splash just after 10p, EST with reporting by Jason Leopold and Anthony Cormier. You won’t be able to miss it this morning, or in the coming days if proven to be accurate.
Elizabeth Warren’s missed opportunity.
Lost in coverage of polls showing Americans overwhelmingly blaming the president for the shutdown was a warning sign for Democrats.
If this sounds familiar it is because it is. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is reportedly leaving the DOJ in coming weeks, maybe after nominee for AG Bill Burr takes office. And he means it this time. For sure. Probably.
Presented without further comment, President Trump’s address to the nation from Tuesday, 8 January 2019 and the Democratic Response by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
Your Ordinary World for 7 January 2019 featuring links to stories and points of views you need to start your Monday Morning off right from Ordinary Times.
“Face it, Republicans. Trumpism is a slapdash replicate of P.T. Barnum’s Greatest Show on Earth. Moreover, like a ringmaster’s illusion, Trump and his sideshow of insatiable propagandists on a grander scale, consciously sold fake news, and hyper-partisanship to a trusting audience. Mike Pence as president, restores faith and sanity to our governmental institutions while providing an opportunity to salvage a doomed 2020.”
What we now have in this latest version of Trump v Romney is two men in whom it’s been established who and what they are. In Romney we have a throwback vestige to the Republican party of the time before Trump the disruptor came, in many ways, as the reaction to that type of politics.
Trump’s re-election numbers look worse than his predecessor’s, in more ways than one.
Your Ordinary World: Christmas Hangover edition, with links to stories you should catch up on now that the daily grind replaces merry & bright. Read, share, and discuss.
Ebb tide is the first feeling that the water is rushing out. Not the beginning or the end, the shift in the middle part of the cycle signaling change. That is what the last few days has felt like for the Trump Administration.
Thursday evening President Trump tweeted out that Secretary of Defense James Mattis would be retiring. Soon after, the former general’s own letter announcing his departure became public, and it is clear Mattis resigned among differences with the administration.
I’m not sure the rest of the world actually agrees with this, though.
President Trump’s long-time personal attorney Michael Cohen has been sentenced of 3 years in prison, after having plead guilty to 9 charged crimes in federal court.
The media is itching for a competitive 2020 Republican Primary fight. But actual Republicans? Not so much.
The “Bunker Mentality” is nothing new in the White House. Almost every president of the modern era has been accused of it at various points. President Trump could be said to have been in such posture from day one.
Your Ordinary World for 3 Dec 2019 with links to stories about Brexit, China, India, Pakistan, France, Russia, Japan, Canada, and Nigeria where the president has announced that he is not, in fact, a clone.
41 years after Youngstown’s “Black Monday” meant 5,000 lost jobs immediately and tens of thousands more to follow, the Mahoning Valley endures another day of 4-digit job loss with closure of General Motor’s Lordstown complex.
The civil rights party realignment didn’t really happen until 2008.
With President Trump increasingly under fire and continually thwarted in his executive actions in court, administration officials like Mattis saying “strictly according to the law,” will be more important to the country than ever.
Election Night 2018 Ended Up Being Everything It Was Hyped Up To Be; But It Also Gave Us New Trends To Keep An Eye On
On a news day that was already anything but slow, the White House announced that Jeff Sessions has resigned from his position as attorney general, at the request of President Trump. From CNN: President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, effectively firing him.Sessions’ resignation letter has been delivered to White House…
While Trump’s lawyer in the defamation case, Charles Harder, declares the ruling “total victory for President Trump and total defeat for Stormy Daniels,” the battles between the two are not over.
Never Trump Republicans may go the way of Moderate Republicans with no desire to do anything more than complain.
There’s More Than Just Control Of Congress To Keep An Eye On
Why State-Level Presidential Job Approval Matters In Midterm Elections
Paul Manafort, the political consultant and one-time campaign manager for then-candidate Donald Trump, has apparently reached a plea deal to avoid his second trial in Virginia.
If the left see Avenatti busy about the work of the resistance while elected officials only talk about it, with little to show for it, the opening for an outsider might be an Avenatti-sized hole in 2020.
The Anonymous Writer to the New York Times is not a Patriot, but he’s not a Coward either.
I believe the Cohen revelations raise the likelihood of impeachment precipitately. Given the new conditions what is the most likely outcome of this reality show. Will Trump get voted off the island? I see three recipes – all of them fraught.