A year in…how is Trump doing? Here’s what voters say.

When President Trump took office a year ago, after getting only 43 percent of the vote against the least-popular major party nominee in American history, his supporters claimed his popularity would take off. So far, it's only gotten worse. Trump entered office as one of the least popular presidents in American history.  After a year … Continue reading A year in…how is Trump doing? Here’s what voters say.

If you’re counting on the economy to save the GOP in 2018, you need to read this

A year into the Trump presidency, and Republicans are in serious trouble. Other than a tax cut, Trump has accomplished nothing on his agenda.  Even worse, Republicans in Virginia suffered the worst losses in that state's political history, with voters saying they did it to send a message to Trump. But Republicans have been clinging … Continue reading If you’re counting on the economy to save the GOP in 2018, you need to read this

Jan. 10, 1901 – The world as you know it came out of the earth in Beaumont, Texas

You owe everything in your life to oil and Beaumont, Texas. People knew about oil and its possible uses, but it was never found in large quantities. Oil wells of the period, mostly found in Pennsylvania, only produced several barrels a say. Oil's limited production meant New York-based Standard Oil dominated the then-small industry. Because … Continue reading Jan. 10, 1901 – The world as you know it came out of the earth in Beaumont, Texas

The Alt Right’s psychological meltdown is already beginning

It's the dead of winter, but the snowflakes are already melting. In Wisconsin, incompetent neo-Nazi Paul Nehlen is already rehearsing his 2018 concession speech, bombarding Twitter with a torrent of comments, memes and photos depicting himself killing political opponents and claiming Jews are conspiring to defeat him. It's so bad the normally shameless Breitbart news … Continue reading The Alt Right’s psychological meltdown is already beginning

Bob Menendez is right. It’s time to start arresting Justice Department officials.

It takes a lot for me to defend a liberal Democrat, but the case against New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez is just another sleazy, politically-motivated attack by the so-called "Justice Department" and the misnamed "Public Integrity Section." I said two and a half years ago, after reading the indictment, this was a political hit job … Continue reading Bob Menendez is right. It’s time to start arresting Justice Department officials.