Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

If the Trump administration wants to do something useful, should progressives still oppose them?

November 28th, 2016

The question I pose above came out of this piece I posted in today’s WaPo on confusion in the Trump camp about trade deals and trade deficits: To hear President-elect Trump tell it, ripping up, repealing or renegotiating international trade deals will bring back lost factory jobs and restore the glory days of the American working… Read more

Who, exactly, did we piss off??!@!%$*!

November 23rd, 2016

I count my blessings, which are many and growing, everyday. But really, WTF is going on these days?! Trump wins (i.e., the electoral college, not the vote), R’s hold Senate, and now a judge, based on a totally misguided ruling, enjoins the new overtime rule days before it’s supposed to kick in (Dec 1). And… Read more