David Brooks Lamentation: The GOP Is Rotting

David Brooks has had a thankless task since 2000. He has had to defend the policies of the Republican Party first under George W. Bush and 9/11 and the Iraq War and then Wall Street Housing Collapse. This was quickly…

GOP Bought Out by NRA, NBD

The New York Times has done the leg work to show how the GOP lawmakers have been bought by the NRA in both Houses of Congress. The list is of the top ten beneficiaries of NRA money first in the…

The Republican Partisan Wall

This reviewer did a story 7 years ago about Obama Hitting the Republican Partisan Wall. The recent Charlottesville Travesty has exposed the underlying bigotry embraced by President Trump and seen as a defining flaw by the Economist as seen in two…

Venezuela: Inequality Precursor

The Venezuelan economy is contracting quickly in part due to the halfing of oil prices [oil is Venezuela’s largest export] . But also social and political unrest as seen in the video is also a cause for the following economic…

Trump and Russian Collusion

This weekend on the Sunday News talk shows the following idea got repeated over and over– “There is no direct evidence of Trump colluding with the Russians during the Presidential campaign”. The meme was repeated by Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow…

North Korea: Trumps First Big Success?

After a disastrous last 2 weeks domestically, President Trump may be securing an improbable success in foreign policy with his changes in strategy for dealing with China over North Korea. In the past year with its nuclear detonations and ballistic missile trials,…

Who is the Crooked One?

Original image – Daily Journalist An MBA Buddy and Your Editor were discussing today another Day of Maximum Chaos courtesy of the Trump White House Demolition Derby Team.Donald Trump started the rollback of Wall Street Financial Regulations to the pre-Great…

A WTF Statement from President Obama?!

Its been rare that one would expect to a hear a WTF statement from President Obama; but in the waning days of his Presidency Barack Obama served up just such a message to his good friend and campaign cohort, David…

2016 Presidential Election Thank You Notes

In French, the results of the US Presidential election is expressed as C’est Domage – It is a great pity. In that spirit we present here some Thank You Notes in the Style of Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show. Thank…

5G WIFI Developments

5 different view of when 5G WiFi arrives WhatIs tells us that “5G is the coming  fifth-generation wireless broadband technology based on the IEEE802.11ac standard.” 5G will provide better speeds, latency response and density of coverage than the current 4G.…

GOP Vindictive Obstruction – 4 More Years

How the Republican Party staves off Disintegration The Republican party has become petty and vindictive as it clings to a fracturing voter Base It is a two-faced union of  the Business Establishment  attached to self-identified victim groups like Evangelicals, National Debtors…

The Bachelor vs Hells Kitchen: Which is Worse?

American Television over the past 10 years has seen a Renaissance in specialty channels and innovative TV productions. However, the 4 major networks in contrast are stuck  grinding down  to the lowest common denominator of low gear values. Two of the…