It comes as no surprise then that the president was caught off guard Monday when asked about the four Special Forces soldiers who were killed in Niger. It had been twelve days without any acknowledgment by the president of their deaths. It is doubtful that Trump even knew where Niger was or why we had armed forces there in the first place.
No one expected George McGovern to win the presidential nomination in 1972. But he did. His victory left the party “establishment” in shock. How could a Democrat senator from the middle of nowhere walk away with a major party’s nomination for the presidency. Representing a state like South Dakota, a bastion of conservative Republican politics with four electoral votes, was unheard of.
The time is now past when we fail to take action to enact measures that may help to prevent such carnage in the future. We can no longer accept the unwillingness of Congress to address this matter in an effective way.
I suppose this introduction is an around-about way of approaching the gun rights issue. The horrific carnage of the latest mass killing and wounding of over 500 people in Las Vegas begs the question? What the hell are we doing to protect those who think an AR-15, AR-16, and/or AK-47 is there” right” under the Second Amendment of the Constitution?
When I first started this blog back in August, my first post was entitled “Moral Outrage”. Since then things have gotten decidedly worse in my opinion. The behavior of the current occupant of the White […]
Here we go again. Another last ditch effort by the Republican majority in the Senate to cram an ill-conceived health care plan on the American public to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. It […]
I have said before that I didn’t want to waste my time bashing Trump on this blog. But yesterday his remarks before the United Nations General Assembly were a disgrace to our country and the […]