The Black Death or the Bubonic Plague, ravaged Europe in the 14th century. By some estimates in the year 1347 alone almost one third of the population of Europe died. The disease was so contagious that doctors and priests refused to visit the sick. Relatives abandoned their own marriage partners and children. Frequently those withContinue reading “We Can Still Save Our Republic From Pandemic Hysteria”
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I Interviewed The Trump Family For Two Years And THIS Is What I Found
Like others, I have enjoyed reading the titillating, racy stories that have issued forth from bestselling books about the Trump White House. At times I felt nagging pangs of doubt, wondering why the stories always have come from anonymous sources. Doesn’t anyone ever go on record nowadays? And why were so many stories later denied by theirContinue reading “I Interviewed The Trump Family For Two Years And THIS Is What I Found”
Author of Op-Ed is the Idiot, Not Trump.
I’m sorry, but the person who wrote the anonymous op-ed for The New York Times is the idiot — not Donald Trump. Obviously, the system for vetting such a piece broke down and is leaving “The Gray Lady” exposed. It all fails over the ridiculous assertion that “there were early whispers within the cabinet ofContinue reading “Author of Op-Ed is the Idiot, Not Trump.”
Billy Graham has died: Speaking the truth to power
Billy Graham was “the good Rasputin,” an independent religious figure who whispered into the ears of the powerful but always for the greater good rather than his own personal aggrandizement. His emergence coincided with the rapid rise of the Evangelical Movement in America and thus his political power. In 1950, when he met with PresidentContinue reading “Billy Graham has died: Speaking the truth to power”
Donald Trump loves this female Judge
Here’s one judge that Donald Trump loves. Federal Judge, Maryanne Barry, his older sister. Judge Barry, is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She was first appointed to the federal bench during the Reagan administration. The Clinton administration promoted her again. In 2004, she was presentedContinue reading “Donald Trump loves this female Judge”
Breaking news: President threatens journalist with violence !
If Americans haven’t already had enough, the President has now threatened a journalist with violence. The president’s crude remarks implied that he would injure the man’s genitals and smash his face. He also attacked the man’s ancestry. This president already has the lowest approval rating of any other in American history. His profanity laced speechesContinue reading “Breaking news: President threatens journalist with violence !”
Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan, what do you think about Trump?
People make comparisons between Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan. They were both actors. Both had been divorced. Both men had been Democrats. Both men had some populist appeal. They were exactly the same on many issues, like their position on abortion. But there were also many differences. President Trump and President Reagan lived in differentContinue reading “Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan, what do you think about Trump?”
Behind the scenes of Trump and Boeing and why the Donald is so fast out of the gate.
A little history will help us understand the President-Elect and his relationship with Boeing. In 2009 Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton went to Moscow to secure a multi-billion-dollar deal for aircraft built by the Boeing Company. In return, Boeing threw in $2 million towards the World Fair, even though the State Department had said itContinue reading “Behind the scenes of Trump and Boeing and why the Donald is so fast out of the gate.”
Why George H.W. Bush will be ranked as one of America’s greatest presidents.
In a hundred years George H.W. Bush will be ranked among America’s greatest presidents. Maybe in the top five, with Washington, Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and, yes, his predecessor, Ronald Reagan. It will be said that Lincoln saved the union but Reagan and Bush saved mankind. Today we worry about what would happen if nuclearContinue reading “Why George H.W. Bush will be ranked as one of America’s greatest presidents.”
Trump-Clinton: Bad choice?
Have we ever had an election where both the Democrat and Republican presidential candidates were flawed? And the voters had to choose between the lesser of two evils? How about 1884? The American people had to choose between a corrupt politician and a misogynist. Both presidential candidates were seriously flawed. The misogynist was member of aContinue reading “Trump-Clinton: Bad choice?”