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
Below is the full statement released by President Trump regarding Breitbart editor and former senior adviser Steve Bannon. Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already … Continue reading Full Statement: Trump curb-stomps Steve Bannon.
We're just 11 months away from the 2018 midterms. That's an eternity in politics, and a lot can change, but as it stands right now, Republicans are on track for a very, very bad night. Compare Trump's current approval ratings with those of Bush in 2006 and Obama in 2010 and 2014, as well as … Continue reading How do Trump’s current numbers compare with past three midterms? It’s bad.
Major Applewhite was the only Longhorn I ever liked when he played for a university in Texas. He played for Austin at a time when the Wrecking Crew was in full force. When A&M played the Longhorns, he would be bashed like a pinata. But no matter how hard he got hit, he would pop … Continue reading Major Applewhite coming to Aggieland?
The idea Republicans love Trump like they've never loved anyone before isn't just North Korean-level personality cult propaganda, it has absolutely no basis in fact or data. First, his numbers among Republicans right now are statistically identical to George W. Bush's the last time the GOP were going into a mid-term election. Republicans would lose … Continue reading Republicans love Trump? Fake News!
70 years ago tonight, November 11, 1947: The greatest wrestler of all time, Gorgeous George, has his first nationally televised match. It would completely revolutionize American culture. In the 1940s, professional wrestling wasn't much different than amateur wrestling. Two clean-cut men would come to the ring in wrestling gear, exchanging holds and pins until reaching … Continue reading American culture as you know it was born 70 years ago tonight, in a pink robe
Cal Newport is the author of two of the most influential non-fiction books of the past decade, So Good They Can’t Ignore You and Deep Work. Recently, he recommended the delightful 1910 book How to Live on 24 Hours a Day by the Englishman Arnold Bennett. While Newport’s work focuses on how to improve our … Continue reading You Are Here 5 Strategies for Using Time More Effectively