Archive for September 2016

For the Today Show co-host a funny thing happened at the Commander-in-Chief forum

  “[Matt] Lauer’s handling of the NBC News ‘Commander-In-Chief Forum’ with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Wednesday night was widely panned by journalists and pundits.  The ‘Today’ show co-host was criticized for spending too much time on Clinton’s emails, lobbing softball questions to Trump, and neglecting to fact-check the Republican nominee when he falsely... Read more »

Will Aleppo be Libertarian Gary Johnson's Waterloo?

  ‘”What is Aleppo?” Mr. Johnson said when asked on MSNBC how, as president, he would address the refugee crisis in the war-torn Syrian city.”  []   Since Gary Johnson should have known The city of Aleppo, His ship has sailed, his plane has flown, His train has left the depot.

Starbuck's Howard Schultz likes Hillary a latte

  “Schultz is one of the country’s most politically outspoken chief executives, but until now he had not taken sides in the 2016 race between Democrat Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. ‘I think it’s obvious Hillary Clinton needs to be the next president,’ Schultz told Poppy Harlow at the first-ever CNNMoney American Opportunity conference... Read more »

On Isis, Trump defers to the generals who used to know less than he

  “A retired army general is slamming Donald Trump’s remarks that as President he will ask the US military to come up with a plan within one month to defeat ISIS. ‘I had to ask myself, what the hell does he think we’ve been trying to do for the last 14 years in terms of... Read more »

Age is nothing but a number? A brief reply.

Age is nothing but a number; Although my own’s a fair amount. But I’m relieved whene’er I slumber To wake up and renew the count.

In voting for Trump, Rauner loses the vote of this Polish-American

    “And, then a young man stepped up out of nowhere and said simply to the Governor, ‘Are you voting for Trump?’ And, the Governor said yes, and apparently realizing the music noise level was high- nodded his head up and down, indicated yes, once again.”  [Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz]   Governor Rauner... Read more »

While he courts the black vote, Trump should confess to this crime

“When a black woman asked to rent an apartment in a Brooklyn complex managed by Donald Trump’s real estate company, she said she was told that nothing was available. A short time later, a white woman who made the same request was invited to choose between two available apartments. The two would-be renters on that... Read more »

Wholly scripted, Trump says he reads the Holy Scripture

    “Instead of speaking to the congregation at Great Faith Ministries International, Mr. Trump had planned to be interviewed by its pastor in a session that would be closed to the public and the news media, with questions submitted in advance. And instead of letting Mr. Trump be his freewheeling self, his campaign prepared... Read more »

There's more to being president than having the look of one

“And now that the meeting is over, and both Trump and Nieto have made their formal statements, it’s clear Trump has been given a crucial presidential-looking shot in the arm from perhaps the one foreign leader we least expected to give it to him. But that’s not where the positives for Trump end, not by... Read more »