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McCain Slaps “Half-Baked, Spurious Nationalism” in Philly Speech

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:41

Say what you will about his health, but the Senator from Arizona certainly has not forgotten why it is that he loathes President Trump. Yes, some of it stems back during the campaign when Trump mocked McCain for being captured as a POW. However, McCain has a streak of simply refusing to be told what […]

Trump Opens Culture War Battle Over “Merry Christmas”

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:44

This past Friday, President Trump spoke at the Values Voters Summit in Washington, DC. The event is an annual gathering of religious groups and social conservatives seeking to push traditional values in government in society. The President was well-received at the gathering, especially when touching on hot-button culture war issues, like the simplicity of whether […]

Bannon: Trump Probably Won’t Finish His First Term

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:39

In fairness to Steve Bannon, he said there’s only a “30 percent chance” Trump will finish his first term. As in, according to Bannon, there is a greater likelihood that Trump is not President by the time 2020 rolls around. He’s not warning about impeachment, which is DOA as long as Republicans are in charge, […]

Trump to Bypass Congress on ObamaCare

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:53

Given the number of times Republicans have failed to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act this year, it seems that President Trump is ready to unilaterally enact some executive orders aimed at weakening the health care law. Apparently the move is happening as a result of work between Senator Rand Paul and the President, […]

North Korea Festers While Trump Feuds With Senate

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:19

While the President and a Sitting United States Senator, in the President’s own party, are embroiled in a twitter feud, the North Korea situation continues to fester. The story develops day by day in the background, though not much has really changed in the past six months. The United States, and allies, state that North […]

Trump Widens Exemptions On ObamaCare Contraception Mandate

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 16:11

The news coming just minutes ago that the Trump administration has issued new regulations, through the Health and Human Services Department, that would widen the option for more employers to exempt themselves from the mandated contraception coverage of the Affordable Care Act. This provision of the law has been hotly debated and spawned several court […]

Bump Stock Ban Gains Steam With NRA Blessing

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:06

On Wednesday, the National Rifle Association (NRA) released a statement which lined up in agreement with Democrats, and most Republicans, on the need to examine “bump stocks” in relation to whether the devices are in violation of federal law. The “bump stock” is an accessory which allows a semi-automatic rifle to fire as if it […]

Las Vegas Massacre: Facts Aren’t Adding Up Yet

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 13:22

Las Vegas officials are urging the public to be patient with them, and let the investigation continue. The crime scene was massive, the connections from the shooter extend internationally, of course this investigation will take some time to get the facts right. However, it doesn’t preclude us in the public from looking at what has […]

Billionaire Mark Cuban Considering 2020 Presidential Run

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 13:19

The fire hose of non-politicians considering a newfound life in politics, thanks to Donald Trump, continues to churn out new personalities thinking about making the plunge. This week, Mark Cuban has said he is actively considering a run in 2020, though has not fully committed to the idea. Cuban has stated he considers himself an […]

Bannon Preaches ‘Trumpism,’ Sometimes Against Trump

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:45

With the Alabama Senate runoff ending in Steve Bannon’s favor, the former White House strategist has begun to consolidate power behind the scenes, even bringing in big-time GOP donors to his brand of Trumpism for the upcoming 2018 midterms. Since he left the President’s side as a paid adviser, Bannon has been sniping back at […]

What New Gun Law Would Have Prevented the Vegas Massacre?

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:55

President Trump has said he will be “talking gun laws” in the coming days amid cries from Democratic lawmakers to pass more stringent federal gun control laws. We’re getting bits and pieces of the story about how the Vegas shooter obtained his weapons, and more about how he may have altered some of them to […]

As the Nation Mourns Las Vegas, We All React Differently

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:03

As the nation mourns the abhorrent violence in Las Vegas, there are more questions than answers when it comes to figuring out what drove this psychopath to murder 59 people, and put 527 more in the hospital. As is often the case, relatives and neighbors are dumbfounded when something occurs, offering little in terms of […]

Supreme Court Begins ‘Momentous’ Term With High-Profile Cases

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:58

The next Supreme Court term starts today and will bring a slew of cases on several major topics including religious freedom, forced union dues, and the controversial practice of partisan Gerrymandering. These are all hot-button issues that work their way into state and federal elections, and often construct national law concerning issues like gay marriage. […]

Mitch McConnell Now Polling Worse Than Putin

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 17:01

These are polling numbers within the United States, mind you, among his fellow citizens. Democrats, and Clinton voters more specifically, have had disgusts for McConnell for a long time, as expected. But his inability to get much of Trump’s agenda passed has created a situation where Republicans are giving him low marks also. According to […]

Blue State Republicans Hate Trump’s Tax Plan

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 15:27

The tax reform train is slowly moving forward for Republicans, but the snags once again are coming from within the party. This time, it’s opposition from Republicans who hail from mostly Democrat-leaning states who are fuming over possible elimination of the state tax deduction under the Trump plan. Under the current system, the amount you […]

Oprah vs. Trump: The Race We Deserve

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:05

The analysis and speculation has run rampant concerning who the Democrats can find in 2020 to successfully counteract Donald Trump. Traditional politicians all failed in 2016, including in the primary and the general election. Democrats are seriously looking outside the typical avenues for a candidate and one recent name floating around is that of Oprah […]

Sure, Let’s Discuss the NFL National Anthem Protests

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 17:57

Republicans might be on the verge of passing some kind of tax reform as part of President Trump’s agenda, but that topic is far less interesting than the current raging debate over NFL players protesting during the National Anthem. President Trump staring the outrage last Friday when he made comments during an Alabama rally that […]

Trump’s Candidate Facing Likely Loss in Alabama

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 13:43

Amid the noise about National Anthem protests, there is an election happening today in the state of Alabama. Today marks the runoff election between the two top Republican candidates in the GOP primary to replace Senator Jeff Sessions, who was appointed Attorney General by President Trump. The candidates are divided between the warring factions of […]

Is Trump Due to Become Popular?

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:36

Just about everything has gone wrong for Donald Trump so far, and let’s face it, he has “stepped in it,” many times. That has led to his being the butt of jokes, and, well, a laughing stock around the world. But maybe we’re beginning to see the “pivot” we’ve been watching for these many months. […]

Trump Joins McConnell Against Bannon in Alabama Senate Runoff

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:39

The other shoe has dropped. On Saturday, Donald Trump tweeted, “I will be in Huntsville, Alabama on Saturday night to support Luther Strange for Senate. ‘Big Luther’ is a great guy who gets things done!” This is surprising, because (a) Strange’s opponent, Judge Roy Moore, is a darling of Trump’s base, and more importantly, (b) […]