The thing I hate about Donald Trump, speaking as an opinion writer, is that the minute you think you know what the conversation is about, he changes it – sometimes for […]
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Comey. I never saw a man that used so many words to say so little. His gosh-golly-aw-shucks routine fools nobody. This guy went to law school in Chicago, he’s no dummy. If […]
The Democrats are claiming victory in the first budget battle with President Trump. I have a different take. The American people won. They won because the government didn’t shut down. Government shutdowns […]
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Donald Trump has just revealed some details about his tax plan. I worked on a state tax plan in 1964. I have researched, studied , considered and followed public finance issues ever […]
Sparking economic growth is the right obsession for the Trump Administration. If there is one thing that typified the last 8 years, it’s the fact that the economy has limped along at […]
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You knew this day was coming; the day that large swaths of President Trump’s biggest fans came to their senses and realized they were duped.
Article II, section 1, of our Constitution vests the executive power in a president of the United States.
This past weekend saw abundant punditry revolving around President Trump’s multiple policy reversals.
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President Trump has decided to bomb the Russian scandal away.
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Donald Trump, as a businessman, is the ultimate pragmatist.
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On April 4, a reprehensible chemical weapons attack, carried out by government forces in Syria, killed dozens of civilians in the town of Khan Shaykhun.
It has been a rough couple of weeks for President Trump.
OBERMEIER RAPPORT: This Week: Bannon Gets Reversed; Kushner Redecorates The Sit Room & Spicer Manhandles Kellyanne Conway
WARNING THIS IS SATIRE/Sense of humor strongly recommended!
On April 9, the LA Times wrapped up their series on our president, titled “The Problem With Trump” with the last installment: “Why We Took A Stand.”
Contributor Jon-Christopher Bua discusses the latest on the Syria attack, where the U.S. goes from here, and North Korea. Jon-Christopher Bua is a White House Correspondent and Political Analyst appearing on-camera and radio […]
Neil Gorsuch has officially been sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court.
Often lost in the discussion about Donald Trump’s quick ascension up the political ladder is the fact that, even before he faced Hillary Clinton in the general election, he handily beat 16 […]
Over the course of the first few months of Trump’s presidency, there have been many defining moments of the type of leader he will be over the next four years.
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Perhaps it was the heart-wrenching photos of babies gasping for their last breath of air that finally settled the weight of the presidency squarely on Donald Trump’s shoulders.
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OBERMEIER RAPPORT This Week: Kushner Heads to the Zoo, Melania Plants a Fake & Nancy Pelosi Blows-up Pence’s Lunch
WARNING THIS IS SATIRE/Sense of humor strongly recommended!
Although Republicans have a bigger majority in the House than the Senate, the conventional wisdom holds that the GOP is in more danger of losing control of the lower chamber than the […]
A seemingly-innocuous practice by Vice President Mike Pence has become a new cultural flash point. At issue is Mr. Pence’s practice of not dining with women apart from his wife or attending […]
There are few things that President Trump’s supporters and detractors can agree on – and this may not even be one of them – but neutral observers can agree that President Trump […]
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Last week, the Senate passed resolution H.J. 69 which rolls back Department of the Interior (“DOI”) rules prohibiting certain hunting practices, such as killing hibernating animals and shooting bears from a plane […]
Petraeus on Bush 43: “No president ever” had as much contact with battlefield commanders, “totally unprecedented”
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Seven years is a long time. It is 2,555 days or 3,679,200 total minutes, to be exact. In seven years, an average college student can earn both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree […]
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Contributor Jon-Christopher Bua discusses the latest on Russian Influence in the 2016 Election and the relationships with the Trump Campaign. Jon-Christopher Bua is a White House Correspondent and […]
America at the Crossroads: The Budget Debate and Health Care and What They are Telling us about Ourselves
The health care debate and, now, the discussion of the president’s budget and his tax plan tell me that America is at a crossroads.