Today, Donald Trump spoke to the National Governor’s Association. While he was talking about how his team was working on a plan that would replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), he said this: “Nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated.” Are you *&$% kidding me? For a century before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, multiple Presidents – including no less than … Continue reading How Many Trump Advisors Did It Take to Realize Healthcare is “Complicated”?
The late author James Michener wrote a book entitled Presidential Lottery that was published in 1969. Excluding its appendices, the paperback version comes in at 126 pages, making it one of Michener’s shortest books (many of his novels exceed a thousand pages; I always thought that his books became fascinating once the reader gets past page 300). Presidential Lottery, though, isn’t a novel. After serving … Continue reading Think Again About Third Party POTUS Candidates
I wanted to put some distance between the election and putting some thoughts together about Hillary. I didn’t want to write in the immediate emotion of the aftermath – and it was a very emotional time for many women, and continues to be. This isn’t an epitaph, because Hillary’s story isn’t finished. It’s only an assessment about what I think her legacy might include – … Continue reading The Once and Future Hillary