Posts in category "Elections"

Your write-in vote for president might not count

You should be aware that if you plan, as I do, to write-in your candidate preference for president or any office, it might not count in Illinois. That’s right, if you plan to write in, say Bernie Sanders or Paul Ryan, for president, it won’t be counted in Illinois. And if you plan to write in... Read more »

Nobody loves a conspiracy more than Hillary Clinton

Well maybe not, but she does love a conspiracy. A fact conveniently bypassed by Richard C. Longworth in his Chicago Tribune op-ed, “Nobody loves a conspiracy more than Donald Trump.” No argument from here that Donald Trump, a sociopath, sees a stiletto-armed bogeyman behind every curtain, waiting to rob him of his supposedly rightful claim on the presidency.... Read more »

Hillary Clinton's astonishing record of White House failures, fraud and cover-ups

Younger voters and rigid ideologues my not remember, or may choose not to remember, the many Hillary Clinton White House failures, fraud and cover-ups when she was the First Lady. There is nothing new here, but I even forgot some of these on the long list of her disgraceful tenure when she had her hand on... Read more »

It's Trump's right not to accept a Hillary Clinton election victory

UPDATE: Trump said he would accept “a clear election result” but was reserving his right to “contest or file a legal challenge” if he loses.  Donald Trump’s refusal in the Oct. 19 debate to commit to “accepting” the outcome if Hillary Clinton is elected president has all kinds of critics speeding off the rails. “It’s horrifying,” Clinton... Read more »

Checking Obama's or any other candidate's presidential qualifications is not racist

No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen... Read more »

The GOP's last presidential hope: Trump resigns, Pence replaces him on ticket

UPDATES: Trump says he’ll never abandon his quest for the presidency. GOP leadership jumping ship. Of the two presidential major party presidential candidates–Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton–who has the least chance of winning, I’d guess (wildly and don’t hold me to it) that Trump will be retiring after the election to his old... Read more »

Chicago Tribune endorses libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson

In a well-reasoned and calming editorial, the Chicago Tribune has rejected both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton as unsuited to become America’s president and instead endorsed libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson. The Tribune rejects the threadbare idea that supporting a third-party candidate amounts to throwing away your vote. If enough voters choose someone... Read more »

The post-debate analysis was lamer (and funnier) than the Clinton-Trump face-off itself

I looked forward to the post-debate analysis more than the debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump itself. The post-debate debate was more entertaining, funnier and goofier than the main event between the perfect narcissist Donald Trump and the compulsive liar and consummate crook Hillary Clinton. Entertaining, funny and goofy because the partisan punditry virtually... Read more »

A record of Hillary Clinton's sorry history of lying, obstruction of justice

Review the entire record of Hillary Clinton’s  history of lying, obstruction of justice, smarmy deals and more. When you go back and review it all, it’s stunning. Read why Americans need to learn about the nation’s most ignored war. Find out what freelance editorial services I can provide for you. Want to be notified by email when... Read more »

Donald Trump's ad responding to Hillary Clinton's deplorable portrayal of his supporters

What she said: You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables.’ Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it. And unfortunately, there are people like that, and he has lifted them up. Nice going, Mrs. Clinton. You’ve managed... Read more »
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