It’s Inauguration Eve!

  In less than 24 hours, the United States will inaugurate its 45th president, Donald J. Trump. Trump will be the first US president without either government or military experience. Starting from the announcement of his candidacy for the Republican presidential primary nomination back in June 2015, Trump has been surrounded by both excitement and […]

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Senate Grills Trump’s Picks for AG and Secretary of State

The Senate confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees for Attorney General, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions and Secretary of State, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson began the week of January 9. As expected, Sessions and Tillerson were respectfully subjected to a grilling from the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The confirmation […]

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The Liberal War against Jeff Sessions

Democrats have been up in arms ever since President-elect Donald Trump announced that he had selected Jeff Sessions for Attorney General.  Sessions, 70 years old, was the first U.S. Senator to endorse Donald Trump for President back in February. The liberals are accusing the Republican senator from the state of Alabama whose given name is […]

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115th Congress Opens

The 115th Congress opened on Tuesday January 3, 2017. Republicans control the House with a majority of 241 to 194 and the Senate with a majority of 52 to 48. Opening day included some turmoil as members of the Republican Party endeavored to  eliminate its independent Congressional Ethics Office despite opposition from House Speaker Paul Ryan. […]

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Chuck Schumer Targets 8 Trump Cabinet Picks for More Scrutiny

Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) announced on Sunday January 1 that he plans to apply greater scrutiny to the confirmation process for eight of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees.  “President-elect Trump is attempting to fill his rigged cabinet with nominees that would break key campaign promises and have made billions off the […]

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A Favorite New Year’s Eve Movie- When Harry Met Sally

While there are many memorable Christmas movies, relatively speaking there are not a lot of well known New Year’s Eve movies.  There’s of course the 2011 Gary Marshall film titled “New Year’s Eve” which I am sure many people may watch this year perhaps in tribute to the director who passed away in 2016. “New […]

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Farewell to Tammy and Princess Leia

They say that the worst experience for a parent is to witness the death of their child. On Tuesday December 27th, actress and writer Carrie Fisher died at age 60 following a cardiac arrest last week. Fisher was best known for the playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role she originated in […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life Turns 70!

It’s a Wonderful Life turns 70.  The Frank Capra film which was based on a short story  “The Greatest Gift” by Philip Van Doren Stern premiered on December 20, 1946.  The film plays homage to Stern when the angel Clarence, played by Henry Travers, is given the opportunity to earn his wings by saving Bedford […]

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Trump Selects Kellyanne Conway as Presidential Counselor

President-elect Donald Trump named Kellyanne Conway as Counselor to the President on December 22. Conway who served as Trump’s third campaign manager holds the distinction of being the first female manager of a successful presidential campaign. The former pollster who holds a law degree has also been credited with helping Trump to nuance his communication […]

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Baby It’s Cold Outside- Here Come the PC Police

Every year, I write an article showcasing examples of what has become known in recent years as the annual war on Christmas. My pet peeve this year is the Frank Loesser classic Christmas song “Baby It Is Cold Outside”. The song which was written circa 1944 was used in the 1949 film “Neptune’s Daughter” starring […]

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Holiday Horror: Terrorism in Germany, Switzerland andTurkey

On Monday December 19 six days before Christmas, three separate terrorist incidents took place in Berlin Germany, Zurich Switzerland and Ankara Turkey reminding us that we live in a world which is not safe. In Berlin, a man drove a truck into the Christmas market located near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church killing 12 and […]

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Trump Selects Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump selects Montana congressman Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary. The announcement of the Zinke pick comes a week after media speculation that Trump was selecting Washington  State congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers for the role. The U.S. Department of the Interior is responsible for the management and conservation of  the country’s federal land and […]

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Trump Taps Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

Donald Trump taps Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State following weeks of speculation as to who the president-elect will select for the top diplomatic job. Tillerson is an unusual choice for Secretary of State. He has spent his entire career at Exxon Mobil starting as a production engineer in 1975 and working […]

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Trump Sets the Tone for His Oval Office

It has been just a month since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States.  The former real estate magnate and reality television star has used this time period to select his key cabinet and other high level appointments and to establish the communication tone and framework for his presidency. First of […]

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Trump Taps RNC Chair Reince Priebus for Chief of Staff

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Republican National Committee Chairperson Reince Priebus as his Chief of Staff.  The selection of Priebus for the chief of staff post comes as no surprise as Priebus’s name has been floating as being on the short list since Trump’s Election Day victory. Political analysts took note of Trump’s thoughtful praise […]

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Trump and Obama Meet for the First Time

On Thursday November 10, President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama shook hands for the very first time. The meeting between the current president and his unexpected successor which was originally scheduled for fifteen minutes lasted an hour and a half. While the cameras were present, Trump and Obama were both extremely gracious in their […]

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You’re Hired! Donald J. Trump Wins the Presidency

The people have spoken. Donald J. Trump will become the 45th president of the United States after defeating Hillary Clinton in an historic election upset winning 279 electoral college votes to her 228. The stunning victory took place in the wee hours of the morning when an unexpected win in Pennsylvania put him over the […]

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I Voted Today. Did You?

Political analysts have described the 2016 presidential race between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as the most bitter and divisive campaign in recent history. It has also been one of the most interesting given the large than life status  of the two candidates. However, now the debates, the rallies and the […]

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Remembering Janet Reno

Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as attorney general died on November 7 from complications from parkinsons. Ms. Reno was seventy eight years old. Reno’s death comes at an unusual time, the day before the 2016  presidential election. Appointed by President Bill Clinton, Reno who served as attorney general from 1993-2001, was the second […]

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It’s All about the Sunshine State

The election is less than two days away. The race for the presidency remains very close.  The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump nationwide by five points. On the other hand, the latest Investors Daily Poll which has a high level of past accuracy shows Trump up by one point. […]

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It’s the Final Countdown to Election Day

It is hard to believe that the 2016 presidential election is less than three days away.  This election has included everything; a seventeen person Republican primary race, a Democratic primary where the party’s anointed candidate was nearly upstaged by a self-professed socialist and a highly contentious general election race featuring two larger than life candidates. […]

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Early Reads from Early Voting

24.4 million people have already voted for the next president of the United States.  Many political analysts claim that you cannot put too much stock in early voting results as a predictor of the general election because the population segments which vote early are fundamentally different than those who show up on Election Day. However, […]

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Seven Days to Go- Clinton Loses Lead

Today is November 1, just seven days from the election.  The race to the White House is clearly tightening with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s lead in many polls dropping precipitously to about a two point advantage over Republican nominee Donald Trump. In fact the recent ABC/Washington post which includes a high percentage of Democrats in […]

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HalloWeiner Surprise

The 2016 presidential election has been unlike any other in recent history. This has largely been due to the fact that the two larger than life individuals vying for the White House, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and billionaire/reality television star Donald Trump, are equally polarizing. Less than a week ago, the pundits from […]

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There’s Something About Huma

The October surprise just got here three days shy of Halloween and it’s a doozy. On Friday October 28,  FBI Director James Comey announced that he is re-opening the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s unsecured email server due to his learning of “the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the Clinton investigation” […]

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Birthday Tweet and Broken Star

  On October 26, Hillary Rodham Clinton turned 69. To recognize this special event, she sent out a tweet accompanied by a black and white photo of herself as a child, “Happy birthday to this future president”. The tweet caused a stir generating comments such as @suze109 who responded “Did you buy yourself a present […]

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Spooky News for Clinton -Halloween Costume Sales Predict a Trump Presidency

Forget the polls, the electoral map projections, and the endless speculation by the pundits and prognosticators, Halloween costume and mask sales are predicting a Donald Trump presidency. It’s no hocus pocus, going all the way back to Richard Nixon, the candidate with the highest selling Halloween mask walked away with the election according to Savers […]

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Donald Trump’s Last Stand

Two weeks out from the election, the tea leaves do not look promising for a Trump presidency. While the Investor’s Business Daily Poll which correctly predicted the last three elections shows the two candidates tied at 42%, most polls show Hillary Clinton leading Trump by 6-12 points.  Moreover,  Larry Sabato of University of Virginia’s Center […]

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Freedom’s Voice Radio

Freedoms Voice Radio is a conservative political talk and entertainment program with call in participation and expert guests. Guests include local and national personalities along with authors, syndicated columnists, and politicians. The show is hosted by Larry Friis, an adjunct professor, doctoral candidate, and former banker who has also run for public office. Freedoms Voice […]

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The Last Presidential Debate

Approximately 68.76 million viewers tuned in to watch the final 2016 presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Wednesday October 19 at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Hosted by Fox News’s Chris Wallace the debate was the fourth watched presidential debate ever, “behind the final Carter-Reagan bout […]

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Standing by Her Man- Melania Trump

They say that you should never underestimate the power of an intelligent beautiful woman. Apparently, no one knows that better than Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his campaign team led by another intelligent attractive woman Kellyanne Conway. I am guessing that it was Kellyanne’s idea to send Melania Trump out on the talk show […]

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Hillary Clinton’s Shadow Government

It’s now more than a suspicion that the FBI was in collusion with Hillary Clinton’s State Department to protect the former Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential nominee. A 100 page document which was released on Monday October 17 reveals the existence of a group of high ranking State Department officials internally referred to […]

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Trump Pivots to Drug Testing Clinton

Less than a month before the election, at least eight women have literally come out of the wood works to accuse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of sexual assault. Doesn’t something sound “fishy” about this? First of all, why weren’t any of these cases ever documented when they allegedly occurred?   One of them actually goes […]

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Videotapes vs. WikiLeaks: Dueling Campaign Scandals

  It has now been a full week since the now infamous eleven year old audiotape of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump making lewd comments about women in a conversation with then Access Hollywood host Billy Bush en route to a cameo appearance on The Days of Our Lives surfaced. On Wednesday October 12 The […]

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Take Aways from the October 9 Presidential Debate

Sixty-five million viewers tuned in to see the second presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Sunday October 9 at Washington University in St. Louis. The ratings were far less than the 84 million who tuned into the first presidential debate, but at near parity with the 65.6 million […]

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Blockbuster Ratings Expected for Tonight’s Presidential Debate

Blockbuster ratings are expected for tonight’s 2016 presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at Washington University in St. Louis. The 90 minute town hall forum will be jointly moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s Martha Raddatz. The hyped interest is primarily due to the media firestorm following the […]

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One Night Only- Reflections on the VP Debate

37 million people tuned in to watch Democratic VP nominee Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia face off against Republican VP pick Indiana Governor Mike Pence in the one and only 2016 vice presidential debate on Tuesday October 4 at Longwood University in Virginia.  While 37 million viewers is nothing to sneeze at, it is significantly […]

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The Mudslinging Continues

The first presidential debate has come and gone. While pundits were divided as to who actually won the debate, the latest national poll from Fox News which was taken post debate shows Hillary Clinton at 49% leading Donald Trump at 45% by 5 points. A month away, the election remains a very close race.  It […]

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Who Won the First Presidential Debate?

So who won the first presidential debate? Interest  in the debate was very  high given that the race to the White House is now a dead heat. The answer is, well that depends on who you ask and how you look at it.  Both the Clinton and Trump campaigns declared that their candidate was the […]

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Must See TV: Trump and Clinton’s First Debate

The first presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is scheduled to take place Monday September 26. Moderated by NBC’s Lester Holt, the debate will take place at Long Island’s Hofstra University. The format will be a 90 minute program without commercial breaks.  Personally, I have to admit that I […]

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Hillary Clinton Squanders Tonight Show Appearance

Hillary Clinton appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday evening, an appearance which was precipitated by Donald Trump’s appearance with the late night comic last Thursday. Both programs were ratings bonanzas with Trump’s program averaging a 2.6 rating share and Clinton’s program averaging a 2.8 rating share, the best rating The Tonight […]

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A Bomb Goes off in New York City- Why are We Still Being Politically Correct?

On Saturday September 17 at 8:30 pm EST an explosion rocked West 23 Street in Manhattan, in the neighborhood commonly referred to as Chelsea, injuring 29 people, smashing windows and initiating street closures.  There were no fatalities.  Officials maintain that a homemade bomb which had been placed in a dumpster created the explosion.  The explosive […]

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More Milestone Moments for Donald Trump!

Last week I wrote an article titled “Donald Trump’s Amazing Week” which must have been incredibly annoying to liberals and “Never Trumpers” everywhere. Guess what? This past week has been even better for the 2016 Republican nominee for president, the man whose candidacy was considered a vanity exercise a year and a half ago. Well […]

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Hillary Clinton’s Health Is Now Officially a Campaign Issue

There have been speculations about Hillary Clinton’s health for years particularly after she suffered a concussion in 2012. Over the past few months, a photograph of the Democratic nominee for president being helped up the stairs back in February surfaced. In July, some pundits noticed  Mrs. Clinton being helped up the stairs of a stage […]

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September 11, 2001- We Must Never Forget

On September 11, 2001, the world was forever changed when the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda orchestrated the largest non-wartime attack on US soil by hijacking four passenger airlines in a suicide mission. Two of the planes American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 crashed into the North and South Towers of the World […]

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Donald Trump’s Amazing Week

Suddenly, the stars are aligning for the Donald J. Trump Campaign for President. The Republican nominee is rising in the polls. According to the most recent LA Times/USC poll released September 9, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is only leading Trump by one point 45% to 44%. In addition, the most recent CNN/ORC poll released earlier […]

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Donald Trump Receives Backlash for Black Community Outreach

  A few weeks ago, Donald Trump made the statement that he was asking the African-American community to honor him with their vote.  While the Republican nominee for president was complimented for his turn of phrase, he was criticized for making the reach-out to largely white audiences.  According to a recent NBC News Poll, Trump […]

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Donald Trump Delivers Landmark Immigration Speech

Over the past few months, Donald Trump has received a lot of criticism from pundits for not being detailed enough in policy platform discussions particularly as it relates to immigration.  It is safe to say that those criticisms are no longer valid. On Wednesday August 31, the 2016 Republican nominee for president delivered a comprehensive […]

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Liberal Media Ignore Narrowing Gap in the Polls Between Clinton and Trump

While most national polls such as Quinnipiac or Reuters show Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leading Republican nominee Donald Trump by 7-10 points, some recently released national polls reveal a much narrower gap between the two candidates. However, the liberal media is ignoring this data.  According to the latest LA Times/USC poll which was conducted […]

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Too Close for Comfort: The Clinton Foundation & Hillary Clinton’s State Department

After three years of being stonewalled by The State Department, the Associated Press (AP) successfully sued the State Department to release Hillary Clinton’s calendar during her tenure as Secretary of State.  The AP learned that “At least 85 of 154 people from private interests who met or had phone conversations scheduled with Clinton while she […]

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