Category Archives: Contributors

Trump Derangement Syndrome & The Media

You probably remember the virulent plague of Bush Derangement Syndrome, which debilitated parts of America in the early 2000s. The illness was discovered and named by a most eminent former psychiatrist named Dr. Charles Krauthammer. He described it as an 'acute onset of paranoia in otherwise normal people' when reacting to George W. Bush. The…

Marco Rubio’s Low Media-Bar for Failure

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Anyone who has watched a majority of the GOP presidential debates can tell you that message repetition is a big part of the candidates’ selling points. Front-runner Donald Trump often speaks in platitudes that include building a wall, China, winning, and Making America Great Again. Ted Cruz has recited his line about repealing “every word…

You Don’t Know What Obama Said at the Mosque

If you seek to understand Barack Obama and his views, the best place to go is his speeches. But you have to read them in their entirety, not rely on hearing them or on the media’s summary of them. When you do, you realize how often what Obama says is morally and intellectually confused and…

Bloomberg vs. Trump?

The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on “Morning Joe,” said that he would welcome his “friend” Michael Bloomberg into the presidential race. Which is probably the understatement of 2016. The three-term mayor of New York and media mogul whose fortune is estimated at $39 billion, making him one of the…

The Remainderman

Donald Trump won more votes in the Iowa caucuses than any Republican candidate in history. Impressive, except Ted Cruz set the new all-time record. And Marco Rubio exceeded all expectations by taking 23 percent. Cruz won Tea Party types, Evangelicals, and the hard right. Trump won the populists and nationalists who want the borders secure,…