Scaramucci is Out, And That’s A Good Thing

President Trump made a smart move by following the advice of his new Chief of Staff, John Kelly, and cutting himself lose from Anthony Scaramucci and his unneeded baggage. Scaramucci became Trump’s White House Communication Director ten days ago as the Trump White House struggled to re-brand itself after being tarnished by the Russia investigation […]

Why Scrapping the Senate Filibuster Option Would Be A Bad Idea

In the recent days and especially today, an ancient practice of the US Senate known as “filibustering” has come under attack by President Trump on Twitter, blaming it for the lack of progress and success of his administration. And he isn’t exactly alone in doing so. The “filibuster” has never been popular with the ruling party […]

Trump Needs to Stop His Twitter Tirades Against Jeff Sessions

I have often restrained my criticism of President Trump, saying little or nothing about his past trespasses because I believe he already receives more than enough at the hands of our mainstream media. However, there are some things that cannot go answered and President Trump’s treatment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is one. From day […]

Trump’s White House is Suffering from a Major Communications Problem

CNN, MSNBC, ABC, Washington Post, and The New York Times have become like vultures, feeding on the carcass of the White House’s failed communication strategy and branding efforts. Since day one, the White House has been embroiled in scandal, both real and artificial. However, it’s not so much the scandals themselves that have damaged President Trump’s White […]

Why Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Should Resign

“The failure of Obamacare repeal marks Mitch McConnell’s lowest point as Senate GOP leader.” Politico (7/18/2017) “Monday night brought one of the most embarrassing blows Mitch McConnell has endured in his 2½ years as Senate majority leader.” Washington Post (7/18/2017) “The looming defeat of the Senate health care bill marks a dramatic low point in the otherwise lofty political […]

“The Handmaid’s Tale” Ignores the Threat of Islam and Targets Christianity Instead

Using fiction as a form of social commentary is a long practiced art in the literary world, with examples including Thomas More’s Utopia, George Orwell’s 1984, Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games, and most recently, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. The most recent TV show adaption of Atwood’s novel however has even spread its popularity further. But while many literary works […]