Weekly Talking Points
Jeb Joins the Race
–On Tuesday, Jeb Bush made the long expected jump into the Republican presidential field.
–While he currently has a massive war chest, Bush faces serious problems with voter fatigue as the third Bush to run for the office.
–Bush also faces problems identifying with conservatives on issues such as common core and immigration.
Secretary Clinton and Foreign Policy
–While foreign policy concerns rank foremost on voter’s minds, Hillary continues to deliver platitudes.
–In her re-announcement speech, Clinton advised listeners that, “There are a lot of trouble spots in the world, but there’s a lot of good news out there too.”
–Clinton left her foreign policy discussion at that, then proceeded to spend the remainder of her speech castigating Republicans as evil hate mongers bent on the destruction of minorities, poor people, the environment, transgender people, and women.
Good bye Alexander
President Obama and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that in 2020, the $10 bill will be changed and will include a woman. The lucky lady will be the first historical woman to be featured on U.S. currency since Martha Washington.
–Despite demands from these groups to push Andrew Jackson off the $20 bill, they will have to settle for Hamilton because the ten was the next bill due for a redesign.
–The American people will choose the cis-gendered person who self-identified as a womyn to be included on the $10 bill.
–Advocacy groups will be hard pressed to find candidates equaling the contributions of Hamilton and the others who grace bills one through one hundred.
–Interestingly, Hamilton himself loved the ladies. Martha Washington named her tomcat “Hamilton” in honor of the suave first Secretary of the Treasury.
Quote of the Week
“There are seasons in every country when noise and impudence pass current for worth; and in popular commotions especially, the clamors of interested and factious men are often mistaken for patriotism.” – Alexander Hamilton