Many people who experience mental health issues seek out help. In general, the person sees a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist who can assess the problem and determine a diagnosis. One thing is absolutely certain – a person seeking mental health care will never be diagnosed with Trump Derangement Syndrome (also referred to as TDS) because it simply does not exist.Continue Reading “Trump Derangement Syndrome Does Not Exist”
Years ago, I started writing on a website that a few friends of mine had joined. The site (which no longer exists) paid people for the blogs they posted there. To me, a person who makes their income from freelance writing, it sounded like an exciting thing to try!Continue Reading “I Know how this Story Ends”
Impeachment is a rarely used process that is the first step towards removing a President from office. (It can also be used to remove judges and other governmental officials). Impeachment doesn’t refer to the removal of an elected official from office. Instead, it refers to a two-step process that could potentially, result in the removal of a specific government official.Continue Reading “The Rules of Impeachment”
A federal jury in San Francisco found that the Center for Medical Progress (an anti-abortion group) and its president, David Daleiden, broke multiple federal laws when they secretly recorded and released (highly edited and altered) videos of Planned Parenthood employees.
Here are the facts about this lawsuit:Continue Reading “Planned Parenthood Awarded $2 Million in Damages Over Secretly Recorded Videos”
As you may recall, (then) New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced on December 18, 2018, that the Trump Foundation had signed a stipulation agreeing to dissolve under judicial supervision.Continue Reading “Trump Fined $2M for Misusing Trump Foundation Charity Funds”
The U.S. presidential election will be the biggest focus in the 2020 election season. In addition, there will be some elections for U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives. Here is a list of people who have decided not to run for reelection in 2020.Continue Reading “People NOT Running for Re-election in 2020”
The Electoral College plays a role in the selection of the next president of the United States. Usually, the candidate that got the most votes (also called the popular vote) is the person who becomes president. There have been five times when the candidate who did not get the popular vote became President of the United States.Continue Reading “Five Times the Candidate Without the Popular Vote Became the U.S. President”
Andrew Yang is running for president as a Democrat in 2020. He is an entrepreneur who has some excellent ideas about Universal Basic Income and Medicare for All. In this blog post, I’m going to focus on his Medicare for All plan (which could also be called single-payer or universal health care).Continue Reading “Andrew Yang wants Medicare for All. Here’s how it gets paid for.”
It all depends on whether or not a deal can be made before the end of Friday, February 15, 2019.
The 2018–2019 partial government shutdown lasted 35 days.Continue Reading “Will there be Another Partial Government Shutdown?”
This blog was originally posted on Medium on January 1, 2019. It was periodically updated as things changed. The blog will be updated until such a time as it becomes clear who became the nominee for each Party.Continue Reading “People Running for President in 2020”