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The Trump Tithe

It’s estimated that Donald Trump has lost $2B, or 14%, of his $14B estate, since becoming president. He knew this would happen. Compare this with average congresspersons who come to Washington with small assets and retire a few years later as millionaires, almost all of it off the books. Finally, an American who has given back to his country a true tithe rather than plucking it like a goose. Cheerfully.

Is NFL Management Pulling a Skillings and Fastow act of Piracy?

With news that the NFL will not accede to fans’ demands about National Anthem, I’m beginning to think this may just be an ordinary act of piracy, much like how Skillings and Fastow cleaned out Enron. Fans continue to walk, CBS-Fox losing advertising dollars, and cannot wait 8 years to renegotiate. Expect nothing to be there when new management moves it.

Disrespectful Lies, Washington Post and Eric Holder

Donald Trump was a little slow in sending letters to the families of 5 Green Berets in Africa two weeks ago, and on being asked, off the cuff said other presidents had also. Eric Holder and WAPO called this a disrespectful lie. Trump was misinformed about Bush II, but 2052 soldiers died in Afghanistan and Iraq on Obama’s watch, and even with a copier and rubber signature stamp, most never got a word from the president. But he did visit families when the Benghazi dead were brought home and he and HRC told families it had been that damned video.

Disrespectful liars.

NFL has Become like Date Rape

Don’t look for NFL’s fall from favor, 19% unfavorable to 47% unfavotable”, to reverse itself quickly. The “disgusting part of public disgust is so disgusting”, that once they find a suitable substitute for NFL, the thought of going back for a second try will be abhorrent…a lot like a rape victim who dreads starting dating again….especially since the rapist remains free, and defiant

About Those Confederate Generals Up on Those Statues

Before he violated federal law by making war against his government, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) Jackson violated Virginia law by opening a school to teach black slave children to read, where he taught them every Sunday for several years while teaching at VMI. A contradiction, huh? There is a logical answer, so see if you can figure it out.