Trump Inc. at 1600

By |November 29th, 2016|

Trump Inc. at 1600 “I intend to exploit the change of the guard in the U.S.A. and bring them to approval,” Mr. Turgeman told Israel’s Channel 2. Until now, he said, there had been pressure from Mr. Netanyahu’s office not to proceed to avoid angering Washington. “That’s over. From now, we intend to [...]

President-elect Trump Meets with NYT Journalists

By |November 22nd, 2016|

President-elect Donald Trump Meets with NYT Journalists THE CURATED tweets from President-elect Trump's meeting with New York Times journalists are fascinating to read. The most curious person to watch as the transition plods along is Jared Kushner, in my opinion. Forbes has more: The most compelling figure in this intrigue, however, wasn’t in [...]

As the World Turns in Trumpland

By |November 17th, 2016|

As the World Turns in Trumpland Original photo by Pete Souza, memeified immediately upon release. Flynn, a former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, crossed out a spate of candidates for national security and intelligence positions, including retired Marine General Peter Pace, retired Admiral William McRaven, retired Marine General James Mattis and former [...]

Roasting Rudy, An Act of Public Service

By |November 16th, 2016|

Roasting Rudy, An Act of Public Service Screen capture via Instagram, President-elect Trump PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump will nominate and appoint conservatives, this is understood. Learning that there was a possibility of Rudy Giuliani to head the State Department was so unnerving and terrifying that it united everyone who watches foreign policy and, hopefully, [...]

Neocon John Bolton, Rudy Giuliani, Scary State Choices *Updated*

By |November 15th, 2016|

Neocon John Bolton, Rudy Giuliani, Scary State Choices Aides to President-elect Trump are focusing on the former New York City mayor; former U.S. Ambassador to U.N. John Bolton also being considered... [Wall Street Journal] SOME OF you may remember my collision with John Bolton back in 2006, "John Bolton Won't Talk To Me." [...]

Democrats Turn to Progressives After Clinton Loss

By |November 14th, 2016|

Democrats Turning to Progressives in Ellison for DNC DEMOCRATS are moving on as fast as they can while digesting that their own constituencies handed them a stunning loss on Election Day 2016 by not coming out to vote. The last time white women voted for a Democrat was William Jefferson Clinton. In 2016, [...]

TRUMPQUAKE, The Autopsy

By |November 11th, 2016|

TRUMPQUAKE, The Autopsy President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office, Nov. 10, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) As America dissects the results of Tuesday’s election, one trend stands out: Tens of thousands of women — 53 percent of all white female voters, according to exit [...]

Donald J. Trump Rides Wave to the White House

By |November 9th, 2016|

Donald J. Trump Rides a Wave to the White House. photo: Hillary Clinton campaign (public domain) The results amounted to a repudiation, not only of Mrs. Clinton, but of President Obama, whose legacy is suddenly imperiled. And it was a decisive demonstration of power by a largely overlooked coalition of mostly blue-collar white [...]

Markets Crater as Tightening Race Stuns

By |November 8th, 2016|

Markets Crater as 2016 Race Tightens Stock futures plunged and bonds rallied as the outcome of the presidential election remained much tighter than expected. Investors moved into bonds and stocks cratered as traders questioned whether Democrat Hillary Clinton could win the race, as expected. The Mexican peso fell sharply against the U.S. dollar. [...]

Election Day 2016, History Awaits

By |November 8th, 2016|

Election Day 2016, Donald Go Home photo via Clinton campaign (public domain) Clinton won four votes, while Donald Trump picked up two. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson earned one vote, as did former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, who isn't running. [Politico] NOBODY in Donald Trump's world is prepared for what will likely happen today, [...]