Apr 19, 2017
Recent polls put the number of France's undecided voters at one-third of the possible electorate. Le Pen is trending upwards in the most recent polling, not leveling off to consolidate her support. This is the true sign of a big winner in the making, the undecided may be coming to her.
Apr 13, 2017
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's president, announced he will be praying in the Hagia Sophia this Friday and that its status is that of a mosque. Erdogan purposely tempts a religious conflict to bolster his position. The date of Erdogan’s prayers is provocative, it is Good Friday.
Mar 28, 2017
Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., rolled-out the replacement healthcare bill, without using regular order. Trump fully took it over. It’s not the president’s job to perform heavy lifting, it's Ryan’s. Speaker Ryan has no understanding of his role. If Ryan is to survive he had better assert himself.
Mar 23, 2017
There is a lot in a constant state of change in the French presidential election. Marine Le Pen looks better and better each day.
Mar 10, 2017
Regular Order is a process which I as an American want and demand.
Mar 3, 2017
Regular order meant that committees would design and create legislation, providing oversight. Not a couple of members in leadership writing a bill out of public view. Ryan and McConnell write bills, show them to no one, preserve them from hearings and markups, then launch them. This is troubling.
Feb 21, 2017
Two great powers have manifested an interest in Syria , Russia and the United States. Both have an internal interest in Syria, both have committed forces to the problems of Syria and both have invested in the future of Syria. Why is cooperation between these two so unthinkable?
Feb 15, 2017
Flynn had a different skill set for the job than what is needed now and, realizing that, President Trump needed to make a change.