On Friday, July 15th, 2016, newly-minted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted his choice of running mate: Indiana Governor Mike Pence. This simple electronic transmission began one of the more unusual partnerships in modern American political history
Asteroid Astrology: Trump
On Wednesday, September 5th, 2017, Donald Trump rescinded DACA, the 2012 executive order on Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, a program intended to grant stability and protections for individuals who were brought into the US illegally by their parents while they were minors, with no conscious intention of breaking the law.
At first glance, this may seem a catchall title, but as always, there is method in my madness. Friday, August 25, 2017 is the linkage between Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall that night, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who received his presidential pardon within minutes of that event, and what binds them is Donald Trump, now facing the first national disaster not of his own making.
If that title seems reminiscent of “The Perils of Pauline”, it’s intended to be. The melodrama that’s been going on in and around 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue of late certainly sounds like some old, over-acted radio drama, full of a cast of one-dimensional characters. Villains, victims, buffoons and bastards abound – all we’re lacking is a hero.