Trump’s Russia Ties Scrambles Washington, White House Cover-Up Escalates

By |March 21st, 2017|

Trump's Russia Ties Scrambles Washington, White House Cover-Up Escalates graphic via Twitter (source unknown) Our president is a liar, and we need to find out how serious his latest lies are. - David Leonhardt [New York Times] TO UNDERSTAND the gravity of what happened on Monday in the United States you have to [...]

Trump Credibility Continues to Crumble in Shadow of FBI’s Comey *Updated*

By |March 20th, 2017|

Trump Credibility Continues to Crumble in Shadow of Comey The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, publicly confirmed an investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election and whether associates of the president were in contact with Moscow. [New York Times] IT'S GOING to be one of those days in Washington, D.C. At the [...]

Meet the Indie Authors, Hottest Trend in Publishing

By |March 9th, 2017|

Meet the Indie Authors, Hottest Thing in Publishing WELCOME TO my first post celebrating independent authors and a few of the people I've met during my first year in fiction. Self-publishing is no longer where it was when I first made the jump in 2000. That's long before I had two non-fiction books [...]

The Silly Woman Senator from Massachusetts Must SHUT UP

By |February 8th, 2017|

Elizabeth Warren Silenced by Republicans While Reading Mrs. King's Letter. Republican senators voted on Tuesday to formally silence a Democratic colleague for impugning a peer, Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, by condemning his nomination for attorney general while reading a letter from Coretta Scott King. [New York Times] REPUBLICANS DID nothing in 2016 [...]

Trump’s Anti-American, Sycophantic Putin Fetish

By |February 7th, 2017|

Trump's Anti-American, Sycophantic Putin Fetish The Navy SEAL raid in Yemen last week had a secret objective — the head of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, who survived and is now taunting President Donald Trump in an audio message. [NBC News] AMATEUR HOUR at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue continues apace. The latest insult [...]

Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates

By |January 30th, 2017|

Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. “At present, I am not convinced that the defense of the executive order is consistent with these responsibilities, nor am I convinced that the executive order is lawful.” - Former Acting Attorney General Ms. Yates [New York Times] IT'S BEGINNING to feel a lot like the [...]

A New Year, & A Chapter of Below the Beltway

By |December 29th, 2016|

THE NEW YEAR is here. I'm celebrating the fact that I've finished the next installment of The Beltway Series.... Book 2, which will be out in May 2017. The cover reveal is on January 28, 2017, so mark your calendar. Book 3 will be out in the fall of 2017. It's a big book year [...]

Democratic Outrage Porn Reveals Deep Denial

By |December 1st, 2016|

Democratic Outrage Porn Proves Deep Denial DEMOCRATIC DENIAL continued on Wednesday with the reelection of Rep. Nancy Pelosi as minority leader. Clinton and Sanders supporters are in a war over the 2016 party spoils that neither have earned, as Senator Elizabeth Warren rails about Trump picks that he's entitled to make, diluting her [...]


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 [...]

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. [...]