On Friday, January 20, 2017 Donald Trump strode to the microphone, looking out over a sea of citizens who had dreamed of this day, some for thirty years, and spoke directly at them. Behind President Trump sat the elites of Washington, the most powerful array of political strength in the...
Everyone remembers Jimmy Carter as a failed president, but few can remember the '76 Democrat primary, where Carter, an unknown liberal from Georgia, overcame his lack of name-recognition to beat out a field of several better-knowns, including Mo Udall, Jerry Brown, Frank Church and George Wallace. I supported Gerald Ford, of...
Michael Goodwin's New York Post Jan 8 article "Democrats Wage anti-Trump Campaign for their Own Gain" is an important read for several reasons. It ties up the real position of Donald Trump, on the one hand, and the Democrat-Media Axis on the role of Russian government involvement in the...
Trust none of what you hear, some of what you read, half of what you see-- attributed to various writers Why this is a good thing is that once Real News becomes indistinguishable from Fake News in the media, then power gravitates back to those who are able to tell the...
So hear me! Hear Me, Rush Limbaugh. Rush once said that the media cannot destroy what it did not create, and it did not create Donald Trump. Now he tells us that all these machinations with recounts and the prospects of throwing the election into the House are all part of...
When you compare the better known lines of Barack Obama and Donald Trump, they may sound similar. But they aren't. We have eight full years of Obama's and only a year of Trumps, so this assessment is subject to change, but so far I've noted different tones in the deliverance of many words,...
Item: Donald Trump, despite his promises to the contrary during the campaign, has announced he will not seek to pursue criminal charges against Hillary Clinton over both her private email crimes while at the State Department, and her pay-for-play shenanigans vis a vis the Clinton Foundation. A lot of Trump supporters are unhappy. But lest...

Right and Alt-Right

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We really can't begin to understand this phenomenon of alt-right, until we understand the origins of "the right". The linkage of understanding is just one term; the Left, as being the place from which all true understanding begins, and began, I have a strong prejudice against being called "Right" simply because it was a name given...