Opinion

Donald Trump during an interview in 2015. (Unmodified by Gage Skidmore used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1jxQJMa)

Opinion: Trump Banning Some Outlets From Briefing Is Un-American

February 25, 2017 at 1:38 am 0 comments

How long will it take President Donald Trump to start acting like a holder of his office? His administration is launching an all-out assault on the American press for unfavorable coverage and it has got to stop. He can justifiably attack a story, maybe even the overall coverage of aRead More

Keith Ellison campaigning for Hillary Clinton in 2016. (Unmodified photo by Lorie Shuall used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1xMszCg)

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

Stephen Miller on the campaign trail in June 2016. (Unmodified photo by Gage Skidmore used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1xMszCg)

Opinion: Stephen Miller and a Lesson in Transparency

February 22, 2017 at 1:08 am 0 comments

Last Sunday, senior White House policy advisor Stephen Miller made the rounds on cable news to discuss the judicial intervention which halted President Trump’s so-called “Muslim Ban.” In doing so, Miller not only questioned the powers of the Judicial branch, he took things a step further on CBS’s Face theRead More

Donald Trump on his “USA Thank You Tour” in December 2016. (Unmodified photo by Micheal Vadon used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1xMszCg)

Opinion: With Melbourne Rally, Trump Begins Re-Election Campaign

February 21, 2017 at 12:45 am 0 comments

On Saturday, President Trump held a rally in Melbourne, Florida to launch a re-election campaign. This launch is early by epic proportions. Never in modern history has a holder of the office of President of the United States announced his bid for re-election before the midterms, let alone in theRead More

Michael Flynn, former National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump. (Unmodified photo by Gage Skidmore used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1jxQJMa)

Opinion: Flynn Fired?

February 16, 2017 at 4:25 pm 1 comment

On Monday night, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned from his position. This occurred after a leak revealed that Flynn had misled Vice President Michael Pence regarding a specific detail of a conversation he had with the Russian Ambassador to the United States. So, what exactly did Mr. Flynn fail toRead More

Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump. (Unmodified photo by Gage Skidmore used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1jxQJMa)

Opinion: Keep Booking Kellyanne Conway

February 15, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

On February 2nd, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway came under fire for referencing what she described as an under-reported terrorist attack in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. Attempting to draw comparisons between President Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, Conway cited a six-month suspension of special immigrantRead More

Attorney General of Florida Pam Bondi. (Public domain)

Opinion: A Case Study in Corruption: Trump’s Forthcoming Appointment of Pam Bondi

February 10, 2017 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is an abysmal choice for a White House appointment. It was announced early last month that Bondi would be offered a job in the executive branch. She has never been the most popular of attorneys general, but she had the name recognition and money toRead More

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Opinion: Journalism in the Age of Trump

February 8, 2017 at 1:47 am 0 comments

From the moment Donald J. Trump was elected on November 8th, the mainstream media collectively dug in their heels for the coming strife. Trump’s feud with mainstream media outlets such as The New York Times and CNN has been evident for months, but this opposition became far more significant afterRead 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

Donald Trump at a campaign rally in 2015. (Unmodified photo by Michael Vadon used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1xMszCg)

Opinion: It’s Time for a Reality Check, Mr. Trump

January 25, 2017 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

The election is over, and Donald Trump won the electoral vote. The Electoral College met in December and Congress ratified the election on my birthday, January 6 – what a lovely present for a liberal and former temporary employee of the Florida Democratic Party such as myself. The president continuesRead More