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Losing 2 Out Of 3 Ain’t Bad (For Trump)

Friday October 7, 2016 should have decided the 2016 election in favor of Hillary Clinton. That evening I chatted with another political junkie whose opinions I really respect. If you want a detailed chronical of events I’d suggest Chapter 18 (entitled Red October) of Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes’ book, Shattered. An alternative is to wait for Robert Mueller’s report to tell us the backstory of what transpired in a matter of two hours that afternoon. For a shorter version (including more about my conversation with my friend) please read on. Continue reading Losing 2 Out Of 3 Ain’t Bad (For Trump)

What War Are We Preparing To Fight?

The inspiration for this article comes from several sources. Among them is a Joe Biden quote, hearing several authors speak about their disparate books on Book TV and our recent attack on Syria. Let’s explore. Continue reading What War Are We Preparing To Fight?

Private Information

This may not be the biggest political story of last week, but there is a huge national dialog about just how private our information is today. Much of it is centered on Facebook and how their data played a part in Russiagate. For the record I am not a huge fan of Facebook, I own no stock in it, I believe I signed up once to help the malarkey numbers of a political campaign but I wouldn’t even know how to sign in. In fact I could care less if Facebook survives this scandal (I’m betting they will). This article is not a defense of Facebook, but I think the problem is much bigger than Facebook and the average American is largely defenseless. Let’s explore.     Continue reading Private Information

The Siberian Candidate?

I am assuming it started off as a rather cute play on words by Paul Krugman, I then echoed it a few days later; with recent revelations we have to worry if the term Siberian Candidate as applied to Donald Trump doesn’t have some dark and sinister real world implications. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Siberian Candidate?

My First Look Back

The first 20 minutes after a close loss in sports are the mentally and emotionally the toughest. At the games conclusion comes the sickening realization that you lost. The initial human reaction is to blame the loss on others. Bad weather or a bad call by an official. Those who amass winning records over the long haul don’t do that; they look at the factors under their control. Let’s explore relating that to the 2016 election. Continue reading My First Look Back