Archives for May 2018

Introducing the Duchess of Sussex: The Marvelous Meghan Markle

I am almost embarrassed to admit that up until recently I had no idea who Meghan Markle was. I had not seen any of her films and I was not a regular watcher of her television series “Suits” . Well, the whole world knows who she is now. On May 19, 2018, the 36 year […]


Mother’s Day Reflections: Trump’s Best Foreign Policy Week

Those who follow my weekly column know that I sometimes take a holiday from politics to write about a holiday and its role in our popular culture. I had every intention of dedicating my May 13 column to Mother’s Day. However, President Donald Trump hijacked my plans. And while I will still do a deep dive […]


C’mon Man: Federal Judge Delivers Major Blow to Mueller Investigation

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III delivered a major blow to FBI special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of “Russian collusion” in the 2016 presidential election of Donald Trump. Judge Ellis, who is presiding over the case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort for bank fraud accused Mueller of using criminal charges to shake down Manafort […]