I jumped the gun in my last post on trade policy. I believed the Trump Administration had reached a deal behind the scenes based on Steve Mnuchin's comments on Fox News Sunday. Turns out President Trump turned on a dime soon after due to the rampant speculation that he had gone soft on China. I … Continue reading 2018: The Year of Trade – Part 6
The constant swirl of reporting and partisan bickering about the Trump/Russia collusion case belies the simplicity of what actually happened: George Papadopoulos learned that the Russians had dirt on Hillary Clinton in April 2016 from Joseph Mifsud George Papadopoulos blabbed about the "dirt" to an Australian diplomat in May 2016 After learning that Papadopoulos received … Continue reading Republicans Are Deeply Misguided Regarding The FBI Informant
Roger Stone was on Meet The Press this morning attempting to thwart the effects of Mueller's tightening noose. It did not go so well. Stone claimed that his October 2016 tweets in advance of WikiLeaks release of hacked Podesta emails were based on publicly available information provided by Julian Assange in a June 2016 interview. … Continue reading Roger Stone Is A Liar – Part 3
This morning buffoon of a National Economic Council Director, Larry Kudlow, gave a bumbling overview of the trade framework the US agreed to with China yesterday on ABC This Week. Thankfully Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin cleared things up on Fox News Sunday. Tariffs have been put on hold on both sides, and China has committed … Continue reading 2018: The Year Of Trade – Part 5
In a March 25 post on the state of trade negotiations I said: "This is precisely why the stock market is holdings up quite well in the face of D.C. “chaos”. The market knows full well this is the most business-friendly administration in modern American history and that it will not allow the globe to … Continue reading Democrats’ Path To A Midterm Loss Widens And “2018: The Year Of Trade – Part 4”
I have a evolved in my stance on abortion. With a highly conservative background I have long been staunchly pro life; and like most pro lifers I let my personal belief inform my political belief. My evolution began in earnest when I started challenging fellow pro lifers with a thought experiment: If feasible, would you … Continue reading Personally Pro Life. Politically Pro Choice.
In a poorly named (by the PPH editorial team) op-ed to the Portland Press Herald last month, I said: "If The Times does not beat him to it with an inside scoop, I suspect there is one final Mueller report to come that officially confirms a Trump campaign-coordinated handoff of Russian-hacked DNC-Clinton emails from Russia … Continue reading Mueller Closing In On Trump/Russia Collusion