The Mid-Terms Were All About Trump

Finally the mid-terms are behind us.  There was no Blue Wave nor was there as I hoped, a Red Tide.  There was, in fact, a split decision that leaves the country in a slightly better but still deeply divided state. It will take a little time to fully digest what happened here but one thing … Continue reading The Mid-Terms Were All About Trump

Private Blog – 11-7-2018 – The Mid-Term Split Decision

Today's Market Report focuses on, what else?, the mid-terms.  How does this 'split decision' affect things.  What does it mean for Trumpism?  Where do we go from here? For those interested in signing up for the private blog and twice weekly Market Reports, join my Patreon and pledge at least $4/month.

What Price Crazy?

“Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…” V for Vendetta Tuesday’s mid-term elections will not be a turning point for the United States.  That happened when we elected Donald Trump in 2016.  The roots of Trump’s win were seeded back in 2008 with Ron Paul. And today the words I wrote then I think hold the … Continue reading What Price Crazy?

Interview: Jeff Rense – Talking Mid-Terms, Kashoggi and Trump’s Temperament

I spent an hour Thursday evening with Jeff Rense chatting about the mid-terms and how the Democrats already look like a party that knows it has lost.  I also try to shed some nuance on Trump's personality and how that relates to his worst foreign policy decisions. We are rapidly approaching the fork in the … Continue reading Interview: Jeff Rense – Talking Mid-Terms, Kashoggi and Trump’s Temperament

When Warren Woke Up to A World Without Her

"When your enemy is making a mistake, why interrupt them?"  - Napoleon. Elizabeth Warren's national political career is over.  And malignant narcissist that she is she keeps trying to score rhetorical points against Donald Trump, thinking if she can just get in a good one, she'll stop being a laughing stock. But, that's not going … Continue reading When Warren Woke Up to A World Without Her

As U.S. Polls Tighten the Signs All Point to Hillary

In case you haven't been paying attention, the Republicans are going to remain in control of both the House and the Senate in a couple of weeks.  Since their flawless victory over the Democrats in the fight to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the Republican base is more energized now than at … Continue reading As U.S. Polls Tighten the Signs All Point to Hillary

Lil’ Miss AIPAC Nikki Haley Ends Her Reign of Terror at the U.N.

The world is not shedding any tears now that Lil 'Miss AIPAC, Nikki Haley, has finished her time puffing up her political resume at the U.N.  To describe her performance as U.N. Ambassador over the last two years as strident and obnoxious would be a kindness. Haley, simply put, was out of her depth as … Continue reading Lil’ Miss AIPAC Nikki Haley Ends Her Reign of Terror at the U.N.

Speaking to Russians and Trump’s Mad Method

"You know General, sometimes the men don't know when you're acting. It's not important for them to know. It's only important for me to know." — Patton The more I observe Donald Trump the more I'm convinced he's more bark than bite, that his instincts on foreign policy are correct but his method is mad. … Continue reading Speaking to Russians and Trump’s Mad Method