The Trump Phenomenon – Is it Really Only About Trump?

Regarding the Donald Trump phenomenon of ascendency to would-be Republican presidential nominee, many mainstream columnists, bloggers, and other political pundits simply don’t get it. They fret at length about what Trump will say next and about what it will take to stop him. They are stumped as […]

Analyzing Trump


With all the popular support behind Donald Trump, people are no asking the quite logical question of exactly who he is, and what sort of president he would make. Just the other day someone asked me what I thought because, as he said, he found Trump […]

America’s Toxic Brew: ‘Diversity’

dnldtrmppltclycrctDuring the first Republican debate Donald Trump struck a huge chord with the “silent majority” of this nation by saying that America’s biggest problem is, “being politically correct.”

The Donald’s succinct summation was more than just a quick soundbite – it resonated with millions of everyday people in […]

How Donald Trump’s Campaign Spending Shows He’s Not A Serious Contender

dnldtrmpmnyDonald Trump, in the first debate, made a telling comment. “Well I’m a natural negotiator and I like leverage, to be honest with you.”

The Donald Trump candidacy has been from before inception a highly leveraged operation. Trump shrewdly has leveraged his celebrity, his novelty, and […]

A Ruling Class Hissy Fit

The reaction of the ruling elite and their minions in official conservadom to the Donald Trump surge is best characterized as a hissy fit, an extended temper tantrum that the GOP base isn’t doing what they want them to. The elite and their gatekeepers can’t seem to figure out why Trump is surging and why […]

The Unpolished Politician is What Will Make America Great Again

trmpToday I learned that Barack Obama has proposed an Amendment to the Constitution that would limit the 1st Amendment. It would seem that President Obama doesn’t like the fact that we have freedom of expression, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press. We also have a […]

Jeb Bush: You Forgot the Face of your Brother!

jbgrgbshIt strikes me funny when all these Republicans are running on the same principles that President Bush ran on. And President Bush was a great president. A lot of idiots don’t agree, but do you really want to compare him to Clinton, Obama and Carter. Not on your […]

The Procession of Libertarian Anarchy Into Marxist Totalitarianism


Is Trump the Real Deal?

The talking heads of the establishment are heaping scorn on Donald Trump like squawking crows defecate on those underneath the phone lines where they sit. The long knives are coming out of the sheaths of the New York-Washington literati. Everyone is attacking Donald Trump. But why is such animosity spewing from our media, our corporations, […]

Straight Talk from Bernie Sanders

brnsndrs2Fellow Comrades, Socialists, Proles, and Occupy Wall Street allies,

Merci beaucoup (that means thanks very much in French – always have to throw in a reminder of my favorite country) for biking, walking, taking public transportation, electric or hybrid vehicles, carpooling or however else you made it […]

Trump, Romney, and Reagan

th (2)The pro-Trump crowd has taken to comparing Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan. Yes, all Republican candidates since 1988 have been attempting to claim the Reagan mantle, but Trump supporters have been loudly repeating this mantra for weeks. Earlier this month, prior to the first Republican debate, […]

Politics Noir: Donald Trump, Chinatown, Breaking Bad, House Of Cards

dnldtrmp1“Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown.”

Donald Trump continues to dominate and fascinate. Why?

Politics, like comic books, thrillers, detective stories, science fiction, professional wrestling, movies and TV is a pulp medium. We Credentialed Members Of The Media Elite wish to sanctify it (and, thereby, ourselves). But come on. […]

The Rise of the Seventh Party System and Political Troika

Political Trifecta

In light of the rapid disintegration of the GOP, further noise of the rise of a third party grows louder each time Donald Trump is seen on television. No doubt, of course, this would prove earth-shattering in a manner never witnessed […]

Paradox: Targeted by Fox News, Donald Trump Bombs, Wins First Debate

dnldtrmpIt’s a phenomenon like we’ve never seen before. Jeb Bush was the de facto leading candidate in the GOP primary, with the establishment money backing him and the glut of conservatives in the race lagging behind due to their splitting up the conservative vote. Suddenly, Donald Trump […]

As Bernie Sanders Dismantles Hillary Clinton Let The GOP Discover Human Capitalism

brnsndrsWhile the Mass Media has been obsessing on the Donald Trump phenomenon, Bernie Sanders has been packing stadiums. Sanders’s Madison speech pulled in nearly twice as many as Mrs. Clinton’s official campaign kickoff event (which The Atlantic dubbed “uninspiring”). Mrs. Clinton’s relaunches and presentations continue to draw tepid […]

The GOP Debate – Miserable Irrelevancy

gpcndtsSeventeen GOP candidates for president of the United States paraded in front of us in Cleveland on August 6th. The establishment media crowed enthusiastically to the viewers about the import of this gathering to our lives as Americans. Chris Wallace and his fellow questioners milked the affair for […]

Fox News Kow-Tows to Bilderberg Politics, Obstructs Evening Debate to Coronate “Jeb!”

We Shall Overcomb

I briefly glanced at E! Entertainment’s piece claiming Megyn Kelly the big winner of the Fox News debates.

And perhaps E! is right. After all, she provided the entertainment, which appeared as if a Rovian Inquisition. And […]

Will You Play Your Trump Card in 2016?

trmpcrdThis political season has started with a big bang. So far, we do not even have to pay that much attention to the boring Democratic side of this process. What we have at this writing is more than 16 serious candidates for the GOP nomination for President […]

The Trump Phenomenon

trump buttonEverywhere I turn in political discussions of late the subject is all too often Donald Trump. People want to know why he is doing so well in polling and why nothing seems to take him down. Others claim that he has peaked and can go no […]

The “Know Nothing” Republicans Have Gone the Way of the Whigs

GOP Targeting Range Ted Cruz Not Obama

GOP Targeting Range Ted Cruz Not Obama

I have voted in every general election since I was first eligible in 2000. Not once have I ever cast a ballot for a Democrat. Philosophically, the party violates my core principles as a Christian […]

Conservatives Must Be Prepared to Destroy the Party in 2016 in Order to Win Tomorrow

The Republican Party has gone the way of the Whigs.

Last December, Jeb Bush declared what true conservatives realize will transpire come the Republican National Convention in 2016 — that the party must reject its conservative principles and lose the primary if it is to win the general election. But in […]

Did Barack Obama’s Chicago Connections to “El Chapo” Lead to His Escape?

The lack of a border with Mexico has taken a catastrophic turn with the escape of Joaquin Guzman (“El Chapo”). Only a month and a half ago, a major drug cartel across the border shot down an U.S. Border Patrol helicopter. It is forgotten why Operation: Fast and Furious, alongside President Obama’s ties […]

If “Jeb!” is Right About “The Donald”, My Party Just Took a Wrong Left Turn

Donald Trump on Thinking Big

The fast-sinking Titanic we know to be the Republican Party is unwittingly authoring its demise. Personally, if the rise of the Tea Party and “The Donald” trump the most unprincipled politicians on Earth, I will not shed […]

How the Tea Party May Fundamentally Transform America’s Political Economy By Aligning with Unions

Switzerland the Chosen Economy

In light of the political marriage between establishment Republicans and President Obama while Tea Party conservatives and pro-union Democrats oppose passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, clearly the political duopoly in Washington is an united front with plutocrats cooking with […]

At Long Last Jeb Bush And Rand Paul Throw The 2016 Presidential Race Into Overdrive

jbbsh-rndplLast month the GOP suddenly awoke.

As Michael Tomasky wrote in the March 19 issue of the New York Review of Books:

As matters are shaping up so far, the sense of many people I speak to is that the election appears destined to be about the […]

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