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Oversight? Who Needs it!

Oversight? Who needs it? Apparently the House Republicans think that the Office of Congressional Ethics is just some little tedious committee that can be simply tossed by the wayside, since they have control of the Executive and Legislative branches of the government. Show More Summary

Putin’s Next Target

With Obama out of office soon and Trump already cozying up to Putin, Putin is losing his sparring partner. He got his dream president in helping Trump get elected, so next on his list for liberals to put out to pasture appears to be Angela Merkel. Show More Summary

Republicans Worry That Obama Will Appoint Garland to Supreme Court Bench

President Obama is known for playing his hand very close to the vest. We’ve seen a lot of the that in recent weeks as he finishes out his final days as president with a few stunning moves to protect the environment and in retaliation against the Russians for their hacking of our election. Show More Summary

Take That Russia

President Obama took action against Russia today in a harsh rebuke against their recent hacking of of our 2016 election. The Obama administration tossed “35 Russian intelligence operatives from the United States,” and they imposed “sanctions...Show More Summary

Music, Politics, and Hillary Clinton

by Walter Brasch   Five years before the Civil War, Benjamin R. Hanby, a student at Otterbein College, composed “Darlin’ Nelly Gray,” an upbeat ballad from the perspective of runaway slave Joseph Selby whose wife was taken from him.Show More Summary

The Party of Lincoln is Dead! Long Live the Party of TRUMP

  I don’t know about you but I’m sick and tired of Republican leadership, conservative television pundits, and radio talk show hosts ALWAYS reminding us that over 150 years ago President Abraham Lincoln was a member of the Republican Party. Show More Summary

President Trump: The Name Should Be Endorsed By All Americans

  When Sen. Barack Obama was running for the presidency and for most of his two terms, the Tea Party right-wing claimed he was born in Kenya, that he was a radicalized Muslim, and was unfit to be president. The rise of the Tea Party led to a rise of racist ideology and an increase of violence during political rallies. Show More Summary

Readers Want News Not Fluff

      by Walter Brasch The New York Post, a Rupert Murdoch tabloid publication that isn’t likely to win a Pulitzer Prize anytime soon, splashed a full page picture of a smiling Jennifer Anniston on its Sept. 21 front cover. In the upper...Show More Summary

The Fix Is In

in the horrifically evolving combination of an incompetent and unprofessional press and an increasingly imperious candidate class, the old "people's right to know" is summarily tossed on the trash heap and access is granted only for the most self-serving of means. Donald Trump has yet to answer a single substantive question about his candidacy Continue reading ?

Belabor Day

But that's falling into the trap. We could just as easily end up with the flypaper of "Clinton is up in Texas!" which comes from another, equally reputable poll. And it's been brought up a smidge. The fall campaign now kicks off in earnest,...Show More Summary

The Clinton Rules on Reporting … Again

And, lest you worry that it's not working, both Berniebots and GOPs on Facebook were instantly hostile to the notion that there WASN'T a big Clinton Foundation scandal, because, well, "the MSM lies!" Continue reading ?

Trump Campaign Struggles to Dial Back 2nd Amendment Reference to Hillary Today

Donald Trump really stepped in it at his campaign rally in North Carolina today when he suggested that 2nd Amendment supporters could “stop” Hillary Clinton. His campaign is desperately trying to quell the bleeding caused earlier today…...Show More Summary

Trump Suggest 2nd Amendment Crowd Could Stop Hillary

We’ve come to expect Donald Trump inciting violence at his rallies, but this… This goes beyond the pale and seems to me that such a statement would be chargeable in a court of law… “Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” Trump said to boos from the crowd. Show More Summary

Lessons from the Trump-a-Thon

  by Walter Brasch The four day Trump-a-thon, sometimes noted as the Republican National Convention, ended this week in Cleveland, with the Republican party still divided and Donald Trump’s ego inflated larger than a Macy’s parade balloon. Show More Summary

Disinformation and Its Guzzlers

For left-wing anti-Hillary zealots, the news is "too good to be true" outstripping their wildest conspiracy theories. Continue reading ?

Twitzkreig, or Why Progressives Lose

They OUGHT to have understood that. No. Because the Times was, as per usual with progressives and their causes, making the perfect the enemy of the good. Continue reading ?

Thanks, Mitch!

The point being this: whatever you hear about the cases means little. The actual divided court is effectively gagged. The opinions in question are one-page non-opinions. Continue reading ?

Chewbacca and the World of Semi-Reality News Media

  by Rosemary and Walter Brasch   A Facebook video of a woman wearing a Chewbacca mask and laughing almost hysterically in her car has drawn more than 140 million hits from numerous sources in the past two weeks. Candace Payne, a 37-year-old...Show More Summary

The Political Science that Predicted Donald Trump’s Rise

Concerned about Trump’s rise in the 2016 primaries… This explains some it: Via Vox.

Explosions, Leaks, and Health Contamination: Fracking’s Effects Even if You Don’t Live Near Well Pad

  Train engines pulling 100 oil tank cars that derail, causing fires and explosions, trucks and 50-year-old pipelines that leak and explode into fireballs releasing toxic methane into the air, contributing to leaks in the protective ozone layer, are just three problems related to fracking, according to an expert on the controversial drilling process. Show More Summary

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