Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Precedent and Presidents

There’s a profile in Politico about Jason Kander, former Secretary of State in Missouri, who lost a close race for Senate. Some people in a political forum I frequent want him to run for President for a strength of that. … Continue reading

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In Defense of Trump’s Son’s Freakout

There’s a story that Barron Trump saw an image of the Kathy Griffith severed head photo shoot, and ran to his mother believing that his father had just been assassinated. Initially, it seemed a little weird to me that a … Continue reading

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Could an Independent Win the White House?

I saw this question on a political forum, and realized the answer¬†depends on what you mean. It would be very difficult for a third party nominee to win the presidency in the current American system. A ticket with two moderate … Continue reading

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The Next Presidential Succession

Even with Donald Trump in the White House, there has been a remarkable stability with Presidents. In the last 40 years, no one has left office through unnatural means. Presidents have died in office in 1841, 1850, 1865, 1881, 1901, … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Trump’s Win

With the recent CPAC as well as the DNC Chairman election, it seems an excuse to post a hodge-podge of comments on the state of politics after Trump’s election to the White House. I did not vote for Trump, nor … Continue reading

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When Will The First Woman Be Elected President?

This is just a thought experiment, but I was trying to figure out when we might expect a woman to be elected President. The Democratic presidential nominee in 2020 will more likely than not be a woman.¬†The most exciting new … Continue reading

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This is Great

Fantastic English TV listing from the Sunday Herald.

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