Tag Archives: Michael Flynn

Gone Again

The Colonel dodged a bullet. After all those tours of Iraq and Afghanistan, and a stint at the Pentagon, and assignments at the National Training Center out here in the desert, and a brigade command at Fort Bliss, he was … Continue reading

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Erase the Past

A week is an age in the Age of Trump. One damned thing after another happens every day, or every hour. And no one can remember what happened a week ago. Last week “Chuck and Nancy” sat down with President … Continue reading

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A Trump Hat Trick

Good things come in threes. At the track there’s the trifecta – the winning ticket with win, place, and show, in correct order. That’s big bucks. In hockey there’s the hat trick – when a player scores three goals and … Continue reading

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When Things Actually Fall Apart

When things fall apart they look like these two nuggets from a survey at the end of the recent Yale CEO Summit in Manhattan: President Trump: Three in four CEOs said they often apologized to their international business partners about … Continue reading

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Nixon Returns

History repeats itself. In fact, the same characters pop up again and again – stock characters – iconic symbols of this or that sort of historical folly. In the first decade of this century, America said “never again” – that … Continue reading

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Flynn Facts

Presidents have always had problems with generals. In 1862, Lincoln removed George B. McClellan from command of the Army of the Potomac and brought Ambrose Burnside to see what Burnside could do against Robert E. Lee. That didn’t work out. … Continue reading

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No American Gunpowder Plot Necessary

Someone at BBC America has a sense of humor, or a sense of history. It was that time of year again. The network aired V for Vendetta – a neo-fascist regime has subjugated the United Kingdom – Hugo Weaving is … Continue reading

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