About That $20 Million

There’s a hubbub in social media circles about a $20 million donation supposedly directed toward Speaker Paul Ryan after his endorsement of Donald Trump. Twitter accounts (like this one) and online mags (such as this one) are making much ado about the money, the timing and the implication of a quid pro quo scenario.

It’s better to be right than righteous. Here are the facts. Continue reading “About That $20 Million”

The President’s Selective Sympathies

While the Speaker of the House and the Minority Leader call for a unified America in the aftermath of today’s bloodshed, the President is selective about who he chooses to recognize and commemorate.

Hours after the Alexandria VA shooting in which GOP lawmakers and staff were wounded, Trump took to the airwaves. He condemned the attack and in typical dramatic fashion, scooped both law enforcement and the media in pronouncing the shooter dead. Continue reading “The President’s Selective Sympathies”

Clinton Led in All Swing States Prior to the Debate and Video Release

Hillary Clinton speaks while Donald Trump stalks at the Second Presidential Debate, 10-9-2016.
Hillary Clinton speaks while Donald Trump stalks at the Second Presidential Debate, 10-9-2016, Washington University, St. Louis.

10-11-2016 – Days before the release of the video recording in which Donald Trump describes his sexual assaults in crude and demeaning language, and days before the “nastiest Presidential debate of all time,” and days before GOP leaders abandoned their nominee, Hillary Clinton had taken the lead in all five swing states.

It is important to set out these facts as a baseline for upcoming polls, which will show the direct impact of the second debate. Continue reading “Clinton Led in All Swing States Prior to the Debate and Video Release”

Enforce the Baker Act – Commit Donald Trump


In Florida, when someone demonstrates that he or she is a danger to oneself or another, that person can be involuntarily committed for a psychiatric evaluation. The law, commonly called the Baker Act, is used routinely by mental health practitioners to remove suicidal or homicidal people from the general environment as a safety measure.

Donald Trump qualifies for involuntary commitment and psychiatric evaluation. Continue reading “Enforce the Baker Act – Commit Donald Trump”

Trump the Deadbeat Writer

If there’s one area where Donald Trump is a proven flop, it’s as a writer.


In 24 years, Trump has authored 14 books. Each one is titled to attract wannabe millionaires with single focus themes and simplistic titles like How to Get Rich and Think Like A Billionaire and Think Big and Kick Ass. Continue reading “Trump the Deadbeat Writer”