Starve the Beast: How JFK and Ronald Reagan got their tax cuts. Lessons for Trump.

So how did JFK and Ronald Reagan get their famous tax cuts through congress? It’s called, “starving the beast.” First, this is not easy. People forget. JFK’s tax cuts were actually passed by Lyndon Johnson in 1964. After JFK’s assassination. At that point it would have been political suicide to oppose a Kennedy idea. SoContinue reading “Starve the Beast: How JFK and Ronald Reagan got their tax cuts. Lessons for Trump.”

10 reasons why we may actually have a nuclear war with North Korea.

A respected pundit on national television last night was asked if she really believed that there would be a nuclear war with North Korea. “Probably not,” she answered. That’s not good enough. Even the possibility of such a serious event needs to be considered. Newsweek says a war with North Korea would result in one millionContinue reading “10 reasons why we may actually have a nuclear war with North Korea.”

Ivanka power not diminished

. Today, Ivanka Trump tweeted that she will be pleased to “serve alongside General Kelly.” . The anti-Trump media went nuts. . Did this represent a power play? What does it mean? “Serve alongside.” . As one who has spent his life reading and writing about the children of presidents, interviewing 19 of them, travelingContinue reading “Ivanka power not diminished”

Donald Trump – Jeff Sessions? It has all happened before

He is perhaps the richest president in American history. He is cantankerous, unpredictable, disruptive. He hates the media and is openly at war with them. Meanwhile, the media have begun to attack his own family. He is secretly trying to buy his own media properties with plans to fight back. He is at war withContinue reading “Donald Trump – Jeff Sessions? It has all happened before”

Inside the media coup d’etat of Donald Trump

Okay, let’s get this straight. The mainstream media is hot. And that goes for their allies in the corporate global community and friends buried in the deep state. They are steaming. Because YOU and I voted for the wrong person and elected Donald Trump. Some in the media even think that we and our familiesContinue reading “Inside the media coup d’etat of Donald Trump”

My crummy, false, inaccurate, Wikipedia site. How the bullies won.

I have long been a defender of Wikipedia. The fact that it allows for instant correction makes it far more reliable than many Pulitzer Award winning books, which sometimes have errors on their first page. And the way it maintains balance in the midst of recent national socio-political discussions is remarkable But if that appliesContinue reading “My crummy, false, inaccurate, Wikipedia site. How the bullies won.”

Why Trump needs Jared and Ivanka? And why it is completely acceptable.

The fact that Donald Trump tapped his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to visit Iraq is provoking some in the national media to near hysteria. In fact, it is not unprecedented or unnatural. Nor is it big news that his daughter, Ivanka Trump Kushner, has been asked to help out in the West Wing. I’ve been answeringContinue reading “Why Trump needs Jared and Ivanka? And why it is completely acceptable.”

Tucker Carlson confronts the defense attorney for alledged rapist

In one of the most powerful moments in television, Tucker Carlson confronted the defense attorney representing two young men accused of raping a 14 year old high school student in her Montgomery County, Maryland high school bathroom. The national mainstream media, including ABC, NBC and CBS have ignored the story, presumably because the two youngContinue reading “Tucker Carlson confronts the defense attorney for alledged rapist”

Presidents and their daughters, it didn’t start with Ivanka.

Television is full of pundits talking about how unprecedented it is that Ivanka Trump would be working with an office in the White House. In fact, she is part of a long and storied history. Many presidents have been very close to their daughters and many put them to work. According to one account, GeorgeContinue reading “Presidents and their daughters, it didn’t start with Ivanka.”

Inside the media war to remove Trump

Okay, let’s get this straight. The mainstream media is hot. They are steaming. Because YOU and I voted for the wrong person and elected Donald Trump. The nerve. We are racist, even if we are African American or Hispanic, even if we voted twice for Barack Obama. Even those who actually voted for Hillary ClintonContinue reading “Inside the media war to remove Trump”