Trump vs. Bezos

That’s about what it’s coming down to.  Two titans, one a sitting U.S. President and the other, the CEO of Amazon.com, a business now worth the equivalent of two Wal-marts. I’m a long-time reader of

What just happened at Middlebury College?

What just happened at Middlebury College?

Dr. Charles Murray, a noted professor (B.A. History, Harvard University, Ph.D. Political Science, MIT) and author of several books, The Bell Curve and Coming Apart, was invited to speak March 2 at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Yes, I’m a woman, and Yes, I’m still voting for Trump

Yes, I’m a woman, and Yes, I’m still voting for Trump

Since the release of the Trump/Billy Bush audio tape from the Access Hollywood archives, the mainstream media has put the issue on steroids in the hope that undecided voters will finally swing to Hillary

Did Comey Just Hand Trump the Election?

Did Comey Just Hand Trump the Election?

Ah, the cesspool that we all know as Washington.  After listening to FBI Director Comey’s briefing yesterday where he said he was not recommending charges be pressed, reading through the complete transcript and then eviscerating

Nancy Reagan, R.I.P.

Nancy Reagan, 94, died earlier today from congestive heart failure at her home in BelAir, California.  She served as First Lady from January 20, 1981 through January 20, 1989. The Reagans were in the White House

How badly does Donald Trump want to be President? We’ll find out tonight….

How badly does Donald Trump want to be President?   We’ll find out tonight….

According to the hoi polloi pundit class, we are in the “silly season” of Presidential politics.  Witness the demise of former Texas governor, Rick Perry, and the single digit poll numbers of Louisiana Governor Bobby

Iranian Quds Force General Qassem Soleimani: “sanctions? what sanctions?”

Iranian Quds Force General Qassem Soleimani:  “sanctions?  what sanctions?”

Updated:  August 9, 2015 While everyone was prepping for or watching the earlier Republican debate, we learned a minor factoid via Fox News.  Iranian Quds Commander, General Qassem Soleimani paid a visit to Vladimir Putin

When ideology replaces foreign policy – receding US leadership on the world stage and its consequences – Part I, The Middle East

With the recent Administration ballyhoo over a nuclear agreement with Iran, one that has most lawmakers, media pundits and global policy wonks ranking the actual number of concessions made to Iran on a scale from

“One Giant Leap for Mankind” ….. July 20, 1969

“One Giant Leap for Mankind” ….. July 20, 1969

There are times in American history when this country and its people accomplish the truly unbelievable.  Looking at the moon landing in the video below, and for this author, watching the people in Space

Four marines dead in Tennessee; time to end Clinton-era military base gun ban

Earlier today, a Kuwaiti born gunman who emigrated with his family to the US, attended high school and graduated college with an engineering degree, gunned down four marines and wounded a Chattanooga police officer,