Articles by: Anthony Cascone

Donald Trump at CPAC in 2011. (Unmodified Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore.

Opinion: Debased: Trump Risks Losing His Core Supporters Due to Recent Controversies

October 8, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

Donald Trump cannot afford to lose his base of support, yet he has risked losing it twice in the past weeks. He almost compromised with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on DACA (Differed Action for Childhood Applicants) and “the Wall”. This alone caused a firestorm over President Trump’s preferred platform,Read More

President Trump signing an executive order fast tracking the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. (Public domain photo by the Office of the President of the United States)

Opinion: Trump Succeeded in Joint Address to Congress

March 5, 2017 at 11:38 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump spoke to Congress. For Trump, this speech provided a transformation from the cartoonish character the mainstream media depicted him to be into the new statesman. Trump appeared to have learned a lesson of tact during the speech to the joint session, even refraining from his trademark idiosyncrasiesRead More

Keith Ellison campaigning for Hillary Clinton in 2016. (Unmodified photo by Lorie Shuall used under a Creative Commons license.

Opinion: Snake Eating Its Own Tail: Civil War Between DNC’s Four Factions

February 24, 2017 at 12:02 am 0 comments

Part I: The Factions and Their Representative Candidates This article is meant to present the Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairperson candidates as representatives of four factions, as I define, wrestling for the control and direction of the party. The factions will be defined as such: The Trade Unionists/Classical Liberals and “JusticeRead More

On January 24th, Donald Trump addressed the CEOs of automobile manufacturers. (Photo via The White House/Twitter)

Opinion: Midas Touch: Trump and His Effect on the Economy and Stocks

February 7, 2017 at 12:01 am 0 comments

As of January, 31st 2017 at 7:42PM, U.S. Treasury yields (52 week) are at +2.984%. The strength of the U.S. economy is burgeoning. The Dow Jones Index closed at 20,000 points again after a slight fall. Manufacturing orders are above 200,000 units. What or who could be the cause ofRead More