Tim, Trump, Tariffs and Things

Today I am joined by Tim Preuss of The Tim Preuss Podcast.

When I “met” (in the sense of the internet and how we “meet” people in the 21st Century), Tim and his show were located in Wisconsin, the heart of America where the real Americans live. Like me though, he pined for the fjords, wait… that was just me and Cami. Read the rest of this entry


Constitution Thursday – The Saxbe Fix

No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time…….no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.  – Article 1 Section 6

After their experience in the American revolution and years of watching Kings buy their way to policy, the Framers believed that a simple and even elegant solution was to simply ban the ability of a single person to hold Office both civilly and in the government. Makes sense, right?

So how did we get to the place where the Article is routinely “ignored” and senators become Secretaries?

Stormy Weather

No… I did not watch the Oscars. Why not? Because if I need a condescending moralistic lectures from self-centered hypocrites I will just go to church.

Seriously, how is it that we have found ourselves looking to Hollywood for moral guidance?

Meanwhile, we have politicians all over the Nation who are examples are exactly who should be arrested and put in jail instead of paying attention to them about how we should behave. Read the rest of this entry

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