The other day a clip of an interview the local Time Warner Cable station did with two House candidates came across my desk. You had to look carefully, but it revealed what appears to be a federal campaign finance law violation on the part of a sitting member of Congress. It is probably not a major violation, but the idea that it happened at all and furthermore that it was left in the open for a television camera to catch makes me ask a lot of questions and none of the possible answers are pretty or inspire confidence in this member of our Congress. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Tale In The Tape
While the news media seized on an outlier poll the signals from the political pros are clear. Read on and I’ll make all this as clear and scary as the signals. Continue reading Clear Intent
So you don’t have warm and fuzzy feelings toward Hillary Clinton and you think Donald Trump is nuts. Well you are not alone but you still have an obligation to America and those you love. This frustration with the 2016 presidential candidates crosses generational lines but is most prevalent among younger votes including those eligible to vote for the presidency for the first time. Continue reading It Matters!
Caveat emptor: that is one of the few, perhaps the only, Latin phrase I know. It means buyer beware. I learned that in the late sixties in a high school Business law course. Come to think of it, that is one of the few things I still consider valuable from high school. Perhaps that is one of the reasons I was my high school’s first three year graduate – I found high school to be mostly a waste of my time. Enough of my personal rant; let’s tie this into politics. Continue reading Voter Beware
On Christmas Day Amy Gardner wrote a story in the Washington Post that has not received sufficient follow-up. Today I am doing my part by putting the Cancer Treatment Centers of America on the Rated R list. Continue reading Rated R – Cancer Treatment Centers of America