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, [...]

Latinos, Ground Game and The Hillary Coalition

By |November 7th, 2016|

Latinos, Ground Game and The Hillary Coalition photo via the Clinton campaign (public domain) Clinton 3 Points Ahead of Trump in Final Bloomberg National Poll - The Democrat has strong advantages among women, non-whites, Hispanics, and young voters. [Bloomberg Politics] THE EARLY VOTE among Latinos is up over 150%, according to Matt Baretto, [...]

Comey: No New Conclusions After Review, Carry On

By |November 6th, 2016|

Comey: No New Conclusions After Review, Carry On photo via the Clinton campaign (public domain) SWEET SISTER, I wish I didn't feel so grateful for this unprecedented statement from Director Comey, but I do. It doesn't matter that it was brought on by the equally unprecedented statement that got him, the Clinton campaign [...]

Beyonce Stumps for Hillary in Cleveland – Hispanic Surge in Nevada

By |November 6th, 2016|

Beyonce and Jay Z Stump for Hillary photo via the Clinton campaign (public domain) THE CAMPAIGN is at a close. There's evidence being reported across networks that the 2016 electorate is more diverse than the vote was in 2012. That's good news for Hillary Clinton and bad news for Donald Trump. Polls are [...]

Perfect Election Storm: ACA, Comey’s Trumpland, & Emails

By |November 4th, 2016|

Perfect Political Storm: ACA, Comey's Trumpland, & Emails photo by Pete Souza, public domain If Clinton lost New Hampshire but won her other firewall states, each candidate would finish with 269 electoral votes, taking the election to the House of Representatives. Or maybe not — if Clinton also lost the 2nd Congressional District [...]

It’s Better to Be Clinton Than Trump in Final Days

By |November 3rd, 2016|

It's better to be Clinton than Trump in final days. Donald Trump has insisted for months that polls are failing to capture the breadth of his support because some of his backers won’t admit it to a pollster over the telephone. He’s wrong. [Politico] THE AD has been out since September but it [...]

Uncertainty Settles In

By |November 1st, 2016|

Uncertainty Settles In (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza, public domain) "Still extraordinarily slim, but there's now uncertainty in the contest where there wasn't when I was last on the program." - Jon Cohen, SurveyMonkey Pollster GROUND GAME is everything at this point. There is no evidence Donald Trump has one. Can [...]

FBI’s Comey Wouldn’t Name Russians on US Election Hacking, Cited Election

By |November 1st, 2016|

FBI's Comey Wouldn't Name Russians on US Election Hacking, Cited Election WELL, well, well, there are leaks but not all are created equal. This certainly puts a new sheen on Director Comey's letter to Congress, now doesn't it. From CNBC, pertinent video at the link FBI Director James Comey argued privately that it [...]

The Swinging Dick Election of 2016

By |October 30th, 2016|

HuffPost: The Swinging Dick Election of 2016 “We do not have a warrant,” a senior law enforcement official said. “Discussions are under way [between the FBI and the Justice Department] as to the best way to move forward.” - Michael Isikoff [Yahoo News] IT ALL began with Donald Trump sizing up his own [...]