Does the first 100 days of a presidency mean anything? For Donald Trump the answer is no—it’s an arbitrary number that means nothing. Unless of course he is able to somehow get a budget passed, cobble together a repeal and replace of Obamacare, or both. Then it’s an important date that shows how well an […]
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Caution: You are now entering the…no job zone? FOX News star Bill O’Reilly is in big trouble. Announcing last Tuesday that he is going on a “long-planned” vacation, it remains to be seen if he returns to The Factor. One thing and one thing only drives decisions in cable television news—money. While the network likely […]
Two days after a new poll showed Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy the least favored Democratic governor in the country, the two-term governor decided to stop the crazy talk about him seeking a third-term. Malloy admitted the writing is on the wall, or in this case, hugely spray-painted on the Capitol gold dome—he won’t run. I’ll […]
I watch in near horror as Sean Spicer headed down the verbal path toward the horrendous claim that Hitler did not use chemical weapons “on his own people.” I was literally talking to the TV as I watched it live. Spicer mentioned World War II—“Oh no…don’t say it…don’t bring up Hitler.” Then he proceeded to […]
I have a brother-in-law who can fix computers. Great guy, imminently qualified engineer, go-to-guy for all things tech. However, I don’t consultant him when I want to write a piece for the Huffington Post. I have a sister-in-law who is definitely among the world’s greatest parents and educators. Sweet, thoughtful and an educator in so […]