Category Archives: Soap Box

These are subjects that I just felt like ranting or raving about.

Credibility

There are three agencies investigating Trump’s ties to Russia. The Republicans only want investigations of who leaked information they are trying to cover up. For the Democrats it is about who colluded with the Russians when they influenced the election. … Continue reading

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Reform the Fillibuster to Fix our Broken Government

Our government is not working because of hyper partisan gridlock. When Newt Gingrich became the Republican party whip he discovered that the two party system is a zero sum game, and that one side can gain by using name calling, … Continue reading

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Where do Democrats go from here?

It is tempting for Democrats to do what the Republicans did to them, just say no to everything. I think the Democrats love their country too much. Instead of opposing everything, Democrats should provide alternatives to Republican policies and demonstrate … Continue reading

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Trump’s Budget Hurts Trump’s Supporters the Most.

A President’s budget rarely makes it into law. It is essentially a wish list. It is a moral document that illustrates the President’s priorities. How sad. The deceiver in chief was able to con most of his supporters into supporting … Continue reading

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About Health Care

Democrats should start working on their own alternative health care plan as soon as possible, because the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will soon go away, and without a better alternative ready to go, we will be stuck with whatever terrible … Continue reading

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Is the Cover-up Worse than the Crime?

  We are often told that when Nixon was forced to resign, that the Watergate break-in was not as bad as Nixon’s attempts to cover it up. Is the same true now? First, we need to find out what the … Continue reading

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Pathological Moral Duality

Moses was certainly not the first religious conservative to hypocritically do the opposite of what he said, but he is probably the best known. After he came down from the mountain with the tablets telling people not to kill, he … Continue reading

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