On this day in 1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated by sniper’s bullets at 12:30 p.m. in Dallas, Texas, while riding in a presidential motorcade at Dealey Plaza.… Read More On This Day (November 23rd)
But all is not a bed of roses in the land of the Dems. With less than two months to go before the next Congress is sworn in, we still don’t know who the new Speaker of the House will be. That’s because there’s a growing insurgency among some of the freshman class and a few incumbents to oust Nancy Pelosi from her leadership perch. -Peter Fagen … Read More Pelosi’s Moment of Truth
At this past Wednesday’s “press conference” at the White House, CNN’s Jim Acosta, PBS’s Yamiche Alcindor and National Urban Radio’s April Ryan were verbally assaulted by Donald Trump for having the nerve to ask tough questions of him and demand he answer them. Later that day, Acosta had his press credentials revoked after a doctored… Read More It’s Time To Revoke Trump’s Press Credentials
On this day in 1825, the Erie Canal opens, finally connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson River and a man-made waterway spanning 425 miles. Visionary Governor DeWitt Clinton of New York led the opening ceremonies and rode the canal boat Seneca Chief from Buffalo to New York City.… Read More On This Day (October 26th)
America, we cannot let this be our epitaph. We cannot let this carnival barker define us. Even now, as I write these words, Trump is holding another rally – this one in Wisconsin – to whip his base into a frenzy. … Read More America, We Cannot Let This Be Our Epitaph
We’ve seen a lot of criticism of Kanye West and a lot of criticism of those criticizing Kanye West. My criticism falls primarily on the people around President Trump. This was incompetence at its worst. A complete lack of vetting on the part of the White House. The looks on the faces of everyone in the room, from Donald Trump to Ivanka, Jared, Kelly etc said it all. This was an absolute disaster.… Read More A Little Exploitation Never Hurt, Right?