What The Hell You Can Lose

In November of 2012 the Republican establishment was shocked by Mitt Romney’s Electoral College landslide loss to Barrack Obama. By December they came out with what is popularly known as the Republican Autopsy Report. Being the wordsmiths they are its actual title was the Growth and Opportunity Project. If 2016 is any indication it was a waste of time and money. Continue reading What The Hell You Can Lose

Another Small Step Forward That Is In Danger

Today’s article will be shorter on statistics than most of the articles I write about topics like this; but it will be long on important principle. Continue reading Another Small Step Forward That Is In Danger

Still Descending

On June 16, 2015 Donald Trump descended an escalator at Trump Tower and declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination for President of the United States. The descent, while perhaps no longer physical, hasn’t abated in the interceding months and was again illustrated in his first television ads this past weekend. Continue reading Still Descending

Business Decision Or Economic Domestic Terrorism?

On Tuesday Aetna Insurance announced that in 2017 it would not participate in the health care exchanges in 11 of the 15 states that it had in 2016. At first glance it was perceived as a big blow to Obamacare. It was certainly portrayed as such and as evidence of the unraveling of Obamacare in the right wing echo chamber. Things are not always what they appear to be on the surface. This situation demands a deeper dive. Let’s do it together. Continue reading Business Decision Or Economic Domestic Terrorism?

Big Draw Equals Big Lie

Most Americans are still flabbergasted by the attraction of many to Donald Trump as a presidential candidate. How can so many of our neighbors be deceived? There are factors like racism, bigotry and xenophobia but some of our neighbors still like Trump and do not display any of those hatful traits. What is the magnet that is drawing them? Continue reading Big Draw Equals Big Lie