A lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving. It’s the one day a year we Americans are required by federal law to overeat, watch football, and think about what we’re thankful for. I have a lot to be thankful for. I’m married to the greatest woman in the world. The life we have together is pretty awesome and continues to get … Continue Reading “A lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving”

Today was supposed to be DACA’s deadline

When President Donald Trump announced the end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, today was supposed to be its deadline. Congress had until today to come up with something to replace it. DACA isn’t a law. It was something put in place by then President Barack Obama with an executive action. He bypassed Congress entirely … Continue Reading “Today was supposed to be DACA’s deadline”

Donald Trump refers to himself as a ‘stable genius’

Our Commander-in-chief tweeted the following: ….to President of the United States (on my first try). I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius….and a very stable genius at that! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2018 I cannot imagine a scenario where a bonafide genius would actually refer to themselves as a … Continue Reading “Donald Trump refers to himself as a ‘stable genius’”

White House to add border security to any law replacing DACA

The Trump administration released a list of priorities that need to be included into any law replacing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Obama executive order. From CNN: The Trump administration has asked lawmakers to include tough border security and immigration enforcement measures in any deal to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Continue Reading “White House to add border security to any law replacing DACA”

Has Donald Trump become an Islamist?

The German magazine Der Spiegel published a recent issue with Donald Trump on the cover. He has a large butcher knife in one hand and the severed head of Lady Liberty in the other. It’s a provocative image. It seems to insinuate that Donald Trump has become an Islamist. Islamists are the only people I … Continue Reading “Has Donald Trump become an Islamist?”

Trump bans citizens from seven countries from entering U.S.

President Donald Trump is unique from past presidents in that he seems to keep his campaign promises. I’m still waiting for President Obama to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Our new commander in chief signed an executive order that bars citizens of seven countries from entering the United States. This ban will remain … Continue Reading “Trump bans citizens from seven countries from entering U.S.”