Consistency Matters

When does independence in a politician become inconsistency? Does it matter? An election held near my town this week says it does - and that inconsistency sometimes just doesn't pay. The race was for a state senate seat. The candidates were two experienced politicians - one an alderman in the state's largest city, the other … Continue reading Consistency Matters

Hot News Flash: Life is Unfair

by baldilocks Filling in for the illustrious Fausta, who will return next week. Today, President Trump announced that the US military will revert to its former policy of barring transsexuals from entering the military. As we recall, it was Former President Obama who changed the long-standing ban on transsexual military service. As I posted this … Continue reading Hot News Flash: Life is Unfair

President Trump and Online Gambling. His Position is not a Sure Thing

Many things about the presidency of Donald Trump defy the normal conventional wisdom concerning elected officials and politics. His relationship with the media, his public tweets, his extensive business dealings all over the world and of course his dynamic personality are all things that can and have thrown professional prognosticator for a loop when deciding … Continue reading President Trump and Online Gambling. His Position is not a Sure Thing