One-fourth of Trump’s Cyber Security Council Resign Claiming He is AWOL on Cyber Threats, Threatening Homeland Security
Cyber Security / Trump Incompetence

One-fourth of Trump’s Cyber Security Council Resign Claiming He is AWOL on Cyber Threats, Threatening Homeland Security

Originally posted on Cyber Report:
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) advises the Department of Homeland Security on cyber security and infrastructure protection.  The NIAC has recently warned that dramatic steps were required to prevent a possible “9/11-level cyber attacks”. On August 21st, seven of the NIAC’s 27 members resigned en masse, claiming President Donald Trump and…

Donald Trump and “The Perfect Storm”: The Danger of Inaction
Foreign Policy / Russia / Trump Incompetence / Trump Removal

Donald Trump and “The Perfect Storm”: The Danger of Inaction

Originally posted on Bennet Kelley's Clippings & More:
Donald Trump and “The Perfect Storm” The Danger of Inaction July 5, 2017 I spoke with a documentary filmmaker once who explained that great tragic stories are often a “perfect storm” of bad decisions in a system that seemingly had been in place to prevent disaster…

Trump’s Wilsonian Presidency
Climate Change / Foreign Policy / Islamaphobia / Trade Policy / Travel Ban / Trump Incompetence

Trump’s Wilsonian Presidency

It is hard to find comparison’s in American history for the first 147-days of the Trump Presidency.  It is, however, decidedly Wilsonian.  Woodrow Wilson, the former Princeton University President and great internationalist, you ask?  No – George Wilson, the grumpy neighbor from Dennis the Menace. Trump’s signature policies to date have largely been knee-jerk, poorly … Continue reading

David Brooks Rebukes Republicans for Their Faustian Embrace of Trump
Trump Incompetence / White Supremacy

David Brooks Rebukes Republicans for Their Faustian Embrace of Trump

Conservative columnist David Brooks offered a stinging rebuke of Republicans who embrace Donald Trump in yesterday’s New York Times. The Republican Fausts David Brooks  JAN. 31, 2017   But if the last 10 days have made anything clear, it’s this: The Republican Fausts are in an untenable position. The deal they’ve struck with the devil comes … Continue reading