Hillary mocks Trump’s view of the plight of blacks

“Dwayne Wade’s cousin shot dead while pushing her baby in stroller on South Side.”– Chicago Tribune, Aug. 27, 2016

There stood Hillary Clinton, speaking before a predominantly white audience in Reno, Nev. this week, scoffing at Donald Trump’s comment that “you walk down the street and get shot, and mocking his description of black communities  in insulting terms – “poverty, horrible education, no housing, no homes, no ownership, high crime levels.”  Two days later the above headline appeared in the Chicago Tribune. Continue reading

Comey’s protection of Hillary Clinton serves to encourage WikiLeaks’ Assange

I found it interesting that Fox’s Chris Wallace, commenting on the prospect of an October surprise based on documents that might be supplied by Julian Assange of WikiLeaks, found it “highly distasteful” that we are anxiously awaiting them to see how they will affect our presidential race. Continue reading

Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t

Since he entered the presidential race, Donald Trump has been heavily criticized for his brash, shoot-from-the-hip campaign speeches. Those who are fed up with “old Washington” loved it. Amid suggestions that he needed to stay on message while addressing major issues of concern to voters, he’s not only being criticized for using a teleprompter, but for using it while giving an apology. Continue reading

Those who would sacrifice their integrity to vote for Hillary Clinton

I’m obviously not a progressive and I am opposed to Hillary Clinton becoming president, but I continue to marvel at how so many Americans are willing to sacrifice their values to support her candidacy. Continue reading

Trump is right to suggest Russia could help defeat ISIS

Perhaps you’ve noticed how President Obama, Hillary Clinton and the media (of course) are criticizing Donald Trump’s references to Russia and Vladimir Putin; his most recent a suggestion that “wouldn’t it be nice if Russia would help us defeat ISIS.” I thought it was time to refresh your memory on the failed U.S. – Russia relations during the Obama administration. Continue reading