“Skinny Repeal” was a Big Fat Failure

The Political Great Whine is a one person shop and has not been able to effectively keep up with all the drama surrounding all of the activity that is going on at the White House and on Capitol Hill. Very little of the activity has been legislative in origin…at least not until last night! Finally,…

President “Loose Lips”

As of the writing of this post, Donald J. Trump has been President for 115 days. Some may say that he has not accomplished anything, but it is the opinion of the Political Great Whine (PGW) that he has managed to accomplish a lot. Let’s see now. In less than six months, President Trump has:…

The Unfolding Drama of the Trump Administration

The Political Great Whine went on hiatus once again but I assure you that it was not due to a lack of material.  Trump’s presidency is like a Lifetime movie because there is always so much drama. In fact, just like the Lifetime Channel…there should be a Trump Channel with movies about White House leaks,…

No Experience Required!

Betsy Devos was narrowly confirmed as Secretary of Education and required a historic tie breaking vote by VP Mike Pence. All of the Democratic senators and two Republicans voted against Devos but in the end, she managed to get the job. Let’s briefly review her qualifications to lead an agency that is responsible for the…

Does Keeping “Them” Out Make U.S Safer?

Well King…errr, ahhhh I mean President Trump continues to sign executive orders and the latest one has drawn huge protests around the country. The ban is titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry to the United States” and the verbatim text for the primary action of the executive order is: “For the next 90 days,…