Category: American Life and Politics

Twofer Tuesday with Manafort and Cohen!

Note: my primary focus here on da-bulldog-blog is outdoor fun, nature photography and all but I still get into the political stuff with big stories. And this is certainly one! By now you’ve quite likely heard that former tRump campaign manager Paul Manafort was convicted on… Continue Reading “Twofer Tuesday with Manafort and Cohen!”

Trey Gowdy changes his tune

Just moments ago, I saw a snippet of Face The Nation on CBS. Margaret Brennan’s guest was none other than Trey Gowdy, the father of the Benghazi investigation and the poster boy for outrageous GOP obstructionist behavior with respect to the Mueller investigation. The main thrust… Continue Reading “Trey Gowdy changes his tune”

It’s the 4th of July and this time…

It’s the 4th of July and this time our celebration is not like any other year in the 242 year history of our country. The buffoon whose elevation to the highest office in the land occurred in January of 2017 has proved to be… Continue Reading “It’s the 4th of July and this time…”

The GOP and their NRA masters are in full panic mode

It was exactly one week ago that gunman Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you no doubt know that seventeen students and teachers were killed and 14 more were taken… Continue Reading “The GOP and their NRA masters are in full panic mode”

Dreamers, the Federal Budget and the Goals of the GOP

A dear friend of mine recently posted on Facebook about how unfortunate it is that DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, has not been renewed yet and how sad it is that families are continuing to be broken up as the result. It got… Continue Reading “Dreamers, the Federal Budget and the Goals of the GOP”

Is It Mandatory for Democrats with Money to be Selfish Pricks?

Another post about politics! Two things triggered Ol’ Bulldog on this one. The first was the passing of the Repug tax scam, oh I mean tax reform, of course, and the second was a comment on social media about how rich lawmakers who are… Continue Reading “Is It Mandatory for Democrats with Money to be Selfish Pricks?”

The Logan Act and tRump Transition Team Treachery

In the aftermath of the Michael Flynn plea deal, there’s a lot of confusion out there about whether Flynn and other members of the tRump transition team violated any laws, the Logan Act specifically, if all their misdeeds with the Russians happened after the… Continue Reading “The Logan Act and tRump Transition Team Treachery”

Former National Security Adviser, Gen. Mike Flynn, Goes Down for His Treachery and Deceit

Note to my readers: Although my main focus is outdoor activities and related things, I do get into politics now and then. A post about this week’s camping trip is coming very soon. Now to something really important for all Americans:   If you… Continue Reading “Former National Security Adviser, Gen. Mike Flynn, Goes Down for His Treachery and Deceit”

Irma and Rush Limpbag: The Two BIG Blowhards Plaguing Florida Right Now!

Just when you thought Ben was going to write up another cool camping trip or beach outing… Sorry folks! Those cool, upbeat postings about trips to our amazing state parks in the Sunshine State are gonna have to wait! Right now as I’m sitting… Continue Reading “Irma and Rush Limpbag: The Two BIG Blowhards Plaguing Florida Right Now!”

Very Good Article from David T.S. Jonas Here About Political Moderation

Trying to find some kind of middle ground between what are so often extreme positions is a very noble cause. It that sense, I’ve considered myself to be a moderate for many years. On today’s political scene, however, the discussion has been moved so… Continue Reading “Very Good Article from David T.S. Jonas Here About Political Moderation”