Archive for October 3rd, 2018

October 3rd, 2018 - 10:37 am § in Donald Trump

We may have already had a putsch

We may have already had a putsch Politico portrays a highly orchestrated effort by the Federalist society to BECOME THE DEEP STATE! The issue in Politico is whether Trump and the GOP have so undermined the FBI that there can be no “impartial” investigation of Brett Kavanaugh. PolticoR[...]

October 3rd, 2018 - 10:18 am § in Donald Trump


All his life, Donald Trump sold himself as a successful businessman, riding that pose all the way to the White House. Diligent journalistic work by the New York Times finally exposed that charade for what it is. The truth is that Trump’s wealthy father funneled huge sums to him from infancy, [...]

October 3rd, 2018 - 1:38 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

How Unions Destroyed Public Education

The WAPOST has an excellent OPED saying that we are training far too many elementary school teachers.  The article also argues that the real need is for teachers with expertise in specific content area, from English to Special Ed and STEM.   The article places the blame on teachers unions that re[...]

October 3rd, 2018 - 12:42 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

Post NAFTA: Who would YOU bargain with?

Mexico and Canada came out OK, the loser was the US.  In return for a few concession to sell cheese in Canada and overpriced US made car parts to Mexico, we end up with burned and mistrustful trading partners. What next?   China can present Mexico and Canada with a stable bargaining power, a growi[...]