The week after President Donald Trump met Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is questioned by Congress. Testimony tapes and records show Pompeo ignoring and refusing to provide details of that U.K., NATO and Helsinki trip, and then refusing to answer reasonable questions; saying only that the U.S. foreign policy had not changed. He also indicated to members who were in that meeting, that it was not any of their business how Donald Trump conducts foreign policy, and refused to confirm or discuss what that policy even is.
Follow up on a previous Post – “America Needs a Three Party System”
Wanted: A billionaire to provide a long-lasting legacy, a hundred-year plan to fund a national Third Party that has a commitment to run government from the middle of the bell-curve of public opinion and Congressional authority. A hundred-year plan that will provide at least two generations growing up learning about a centrist party where congressional candidates of character have signed a pledge with their Party and their constituents to maintain a moderate stance,
At what better place and time to have a third party. Make its ideology smack in the middle, with no axe to grind other than a platform to govern responsibly and promise to agree with any Republican or Democrat sponsored Bill that makes sense. A Party whose nominees sign a Norquist type pledge that they will leave their personal biases at the door, voting without any preconceived ideology to advance other than for the “will of the people”. Party philosophy should be simple;
The human factor in politics and business has not changed much over the last fifty years, as I listen to familiar rhetoric and see the same results, decade after decade. This is important to consider, as I hope you younger voters don’t come to the same conclusion as you approach your sunset years. That would mean nothing has changed from my generation.
The value of “Pork” that ends up in almost every Bill is used to persuade a sufficient number of congress people across the isle to vote for the legislation,