The Politics of the Pandemic and the Consequences

As information about the Wuhan Virus is coming to light we are learning more about our politicians and our press and it's less than encouraging. From that first meeting debacle between President Trump, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer in the oval office you could tell from the Speaker's demeanor she would do anything possible to make President Trump "pay" for not showing her the respect she believed she deserved. Because she thinks in terms of status quo and personal control, while Trump thinks in terms of performance and the best impact for the most people, she has had a difficult time restricting the results of his actions. She finally found a way to tarnish Trump with the Wuhan Virus, (CoVID 19 for those beholding to China). In Feb 2020 she fired her first significant salvo when she went on a Chinatown tour to convey the message there was nothing to worry about, no need to be an alarmist recommending everyone wear masks. Trump was just being Xenophobic for shutting down travel from China and Europe.

Capitalism or Socialism (Economics 101)

03/30/2021 Every time the country transitions from one administration to another we all go through a period of adjustment where some of us experience heartburn and others are overjoyed at the potential we hope it represents.  The bigger the philosophical differences between the administrations the more that feeling is intensified.  This past transition is arguably … Continue reading Capitalism or Socialism (Economics 101)