Republican Civil War Part 1

While Democrats have their civil war between Clinton V Sanders supporters and Liberal V Progressive supporters, it’s nowhere near as shall we say flammable as the Republicans’ civil war. As usual, the draft for this post was required to add referenced that muddy the waters and rather disrupts discussing the core structural issues, and sometimes […]

Trump-Russia Collusion Part 2

Part 1 can be found here in summary https://theproblematicmy2cents.wordpress.com/2017/10/30/trump-russia-collusion-part-1 Here’s the ending for those who don’t want to read the whole post: So, what is the basis behind Trump-Russia collusion thus far: First and probably foremost, this sets the stage for the argument Trump couldn’t have won the 2016 election cycle without Russian collusion and […]

Trump-Russia Collusion Part 1

Here are a few articles surrounding the Trump-Russo collusion topic. To encompass current events requires a second part. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/oct/26/dossier-shows-democrat-russian-collusion-no-proof-/ For over a year, the Hillary Clinton campaign, other Democrats and liberal pundits have pummeled President Trumpand his men with one main weapon: a dossier. Written by former British spy Christopher Steele, who was paid by […]

2018 & 2020 Assessment

2018 mid-term election cycle presently places Democrats at a disadvantage even if they shift Republican seats in Blue-States; they’re not going to win the majority until 2020. Therefore, if we’re going to evaluate political ideologies, 2018 is largely a skirmish that determines how intense the 2020 election cycle will be. The 2020 election cycle is […]

What Diplomatic Solutions?

There’s two requirements for diplomatic solutions short of seeking an unconditional surrender that requires military solutions to geopolitical issues: 1). Each Party of the diplomatic negotiations meet as equals regardless of what is effectively considered ‘paper strength’ (paper strength is overall measurements of economics like GDP, military strength, and etc). The CIA Fact-Book estimates falls […]

Republicans’ Leadership Political Expediency

It would seem Republicans’ leadership political maneuvering for political expediency continues: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/449644/donald-trump-character-flaws-supporters-russia-collusion-investigation He’s not the engine but the hood ornament for a movement that now feels liberated from traditional rules of decent behavior. During the campaign, conservatives said they were embracing Donald Trump despite his character. They were willing to overlook his flaws in order […]

Response to “Russia Russia Russia”

One of the blog posts featured in my reader is titled “Russia Russia Russia” https://somethingelse4all.wordpress.com/2017/07/11/russia-russia-russia/ The author suggested examining the Trump-Putin meeting from Putin’s perspective. Play it out in your mind, but take the part of Putin.   The article was written prior to the Trump Jr meetings with the ‘Russian government Lawyer’ regarding opposition […]

Trump-Putin Meeting

The Trump-Putin lead up and post meet assessment. http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/340914-the-memo-five-things-to-watch-in-trump-putin-meeting The encounter takes place as investigators search for any evidence of collusion between Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia’s efforts to influence the presidential election. No such evidence has yet been uncovered, but the backdrop makes the Putin meeting politically perilous for the president. Here are the key […]

Democrat Leadership And Republican Leadership Dilemmas

To be blunt, after additional thought and additional information capable of being added, it strikes me as prudent to rewrite the entire post and restructure it. Recall, the Democratic and Republican Parties are designed Top-Down and Bottom-Up, so they are institutionally accustomed traditionally being able to influence or otherwise compel their rank and file base […]

Tax Reform Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone

I’ve already touched on this issue in several ways. https://theproblematicmy2cents.wordpress.com/2017/03/28/tax-reform-debt-ceiling-and-budget/ (link not inserted) the economy is based on an Agricultural-Consumerist-Service economy, so it’s not in governmental fiefdoms, public-private partnerships, and aspiring public-private mergers to promote raising the debt ceiling to prioritize capital structure in the budget. It will promote the Agricultural-Consumerist-Service economy that caters to […]