Tag: oprah winfrey

Does America Really Need Another Billionaire TV Star in the White House?

Does America Really Need Another Billionaire TV Star in the White House?
Q:  Does America Really Need Another Billionaire TV Star in the White House? A:  Ah, not so much. We didn’t really need the first one, but it may take another one to lift the curse. After her fiery and cohesive speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday, many Americans would like Oprah Winfrey to add... Read more »

There are Ways to Engage Trumpsters Without Coming to Blows

There are Ways to Engage Trumpsters Without Coming to Blows
Before we try to mend fences with those friends and relatives from whom we’ve been estranged these many months, some rules need to be established. These rules are hard, fast and non-negotiable.  Without them, we risk returning to chaos. First and most obvious of all, politics will not be discussed in any way, shape or... Read more »

Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian and the 15-minutes-of-fame effect

Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian and the 15-minutes-of-fame effect
Donald Trump is the front runner in an otherwise unremarkable field of Republican presidential hopefuls.  Think of him as the Kim Kardashian of politics. Trump’s popularity should surprise no one.  His name is one of the most recognizable on the planet and he is a publicity hound of the first order. We may be a... Read more »
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Oprah Winfrey is a black woman

The fact that Oprah Winfrey is a black woman should come as no surprise to anyone in the civilized world.  If you live in Chicago, you may have passed her by on Michigan Avenue, seen her in Starbucks or worked out on a Stairmaster next to her at the East Bank Club. If you’ve never... Read more »