08 Aug 2020

Angry Trump Call With Mega-Donor Adelson Upsets GOP

Looks like the rats may be ready to desert the ship. Donald Trump reportedly had a “contentious” phone call with one of his largest financial donors–Sheldon Adelson–and the call has upset some top Republicans. The reason is that Adelson’s money talks. Worse, the Trump campaign needs Adelson’s big money for

06 Aug 2020

Sanitize Predatory Capitalism: Close the Carried Interest Loophole

People who want to reform predatory capitalism should learn two words: carried interest. Carried interest is much more than a nerdy accounting term. It is the reason why three of the most lecherous forms of modern financial businesses—private equity firms, hedge funds, and real estate developers—have skirted paying their full

03 Aug 2020

Dr. Birx Becomes the Symbol of the Ethically Compromised Executive

Bloomberg News posted a news item today that questions the veracity of Dr. Deborah Birx’s scientific updates about the Trump administration’s progress against fighting the CORVID virus. In the Bloomberg article, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she “doesn’t trust information from the coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force

23 Jul 2020

Alt-Right Groups Responsible for Violent Anti-Semitic Attacks, Not “Leftist” Dems

One of the biggest Republican myths, and one that is even being pushed by naive or uninformed Democrats, is that Black Lives Matter and some “leftist” Democrats are perpetuating antiSemitism. This topic is too big to be discussed here, but if we measure violent anti-Semitic attacks, the data shows that

16 Jul 2020

How Trump Benefits from Financial and Political Illiteracy

“…10% of American college students thought that TV’s Judge Judy was a member of the U.S. Supreme Court.” One of the few strong points of the Trump presidency is that voters believe he can manage the economy better than his Democratic challenger Joe Biden.  While this is certainly debatable, the

14 Jul 2020

The Worst is Yet To Come, Hedges Says in New Interview

It’s clear that Trump has mismanaged the country since his inauguration. His lies and blatant disregard for the law should he is a petty thief ho the Republicans elected president. Trump is bad, the COVID virus is bad and the Democrats don’t have the big solutions needed to solve the many problems facing the country and the world.

12 Jul 2020

Trump to Replace Statues of Confederates With Statues of the Gold Calf

  Washington DC, July 12, 2020–In a surprise move. President Donald Trump has announced that he will be replacing statues of Confederate war heroes and generals with large statues of the Golden Calf, the Old Testament symbol. “These statues will be erected starting this month and will be a great

10 Jul 2020

House Dems Have Pathetic Response To Trump’s Delaying Tactics

Since his inauguration three-and-a-half years ago, Trump’s basic political strategy has been to delay, obfuscate, lie, and promote dissension among Americans. But at the same time, the Democrats who control the U.S. House of Representatives (235 to 199) where they have a majority over Republicans, have been accomplices to Trump’s

09 Jul 2020

Will Trump Drop Out of the Election If He Is Forced to Release His Taxes?

If Trump is forced to release his taxes, people will be able to see how he made his money and if he cheated on his New York tax bills. This would hurt Trump’s ego and that is something he is not equipped to handle.

20 Jun 2020

A Lesson In Cowardice: Dr. Birx Looks At Her Shoes As Trump Gives Dangerous Advice

The Trump debacle has made fools of many people who wanted to have their 15-minutes of fame in the Trump White House. For some, it was for temporary fame. Others wanted the money and perks. Others did it for ego. A few were ideological brethren with Trump’s warped ideology. But