Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Russia

The Washington Post was the first to report that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was not truthful in his answers to questions about his contacts with Russian government officials during the presidential campaign last fall. Basically, during his confirmation hearing, Sessions was asked how he would handle revelations that anyone in the Trump campaign had had … More Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Russia

Some Thoughts on President Trump’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress

Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress last night and delivered his most coherent, presidential speech to date. He returned to a lot of familiar themes he has throughout the campaign, but generally took a more measured tone than he has in the past, and at times it bordered on optimistic. It was certainly … More Some Thoughts on President Trump’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress

Not Shaking Hands With The President Won’t Make You A Hero

President Donald Trump is giving a speech to a joint session of Congress tonight, and while I am no big fan of his, I think it’s preposterous that some Democrats are talking about not shaking the President’s hand at the very least, and boycotts of the speech at the worst. Presumably this will make them … More Not Shaking Hands With The President Won’t Make You A Hero

To Talk of Many Things

“The time has come,” the Walrus said,  “To talk of many things:  Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax—  Of cabbages—and kings—  And why the sea is boiling hot—  And whether pigs have wings.” -Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass Just as the Walrus said to the Oysters he was luring to their unwitting doom in the poem … More To Talk of Many Things