Politics

Jack’s Back!

In 2005, New York Times Magazine described him this way:

“ ‘Can you smell money?!?!?!” Jack Abramoff wrote.

“The scent of money was coming from the Saginaw Chippewa, the owners of the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort — a $400-million-a-year enterprise in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. … Read More

The Know-Nothings*

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  – George Santayana

Recently, I received an e-mail from a reader to a 2016 commentary (Fact-Checking a Reader) I wrote regarding candidate-Trump’s original statement calling for a “total and complete shutdown” of … Read More

There is no nice way to say it: I am tired of political leadership in Washington using words like “inappropriate,” “inconsistent,” a “distraction,” and “un-presidential” to describe what my parents, grandparents, teachers, religious leaders, and most anyone with common sense would otherwise call, WRONG!

To … Read More

Last Friday, CNN retracted a story that had appeared on its website incorrectly linking Trump confident and hedge-fund manager Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment fund supposedly under investigation by the Senate.

On Tuesday, (June 27), White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wasted … Read More

Ethics 101

Earlier this month, Eric Trump, the president’s son, was interviewed on Fox News by Sean Hannity.

“Morality’s just gone,” Trump said, “morals have flown out the window and we deserve so much better than this as a country.”

Trump was specifically referring to Democrats criticisms … Read More

While the legal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as well as a new investigation to determine if President Trump obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey will likely not be decided for months, the president continues to characterize both investigations … Read More

Comey v. Trump – Part 2

On May 9, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey.

“…it’s a story,” National Public Radio (NPR) reports (May 15), “that has now continued past his termination, with a winding narrative that has seen the president make veiled threats and contradict his own staff as … Read More