Democrats

California secede? Fake signs, real problems by David C. Stolinsky, MD

Journal/Website: 
Stolinsky.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Fake California sign

California representatives discuss secession from the United States, apparently seriously. — News report

Silent coup ‒ but it’s we who are silent by David C. Stolinsky, MD

Journal/Website: 
Stolinsky.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Friday, February 9, 2018

The expression “silent coup” is borrowed from a book about the Watergate burglary, which resulted in the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The author’s thesis was that it was a “set-up” by Nixon’s enemies. I never found this notion convincing, but the idea of a silent coup remained with me.

Republicans bet the farm by Patrick J. Buchanan

Journal/Website: 
GOPUSA.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

President Trump, every Republican senator, and the GOP majority in Speaker Paul Ryan’s House just put the future of their party on the line.

By enacting the largest tax cut since the Reagan administration, the heart of which is cutting the corporate rate from 35 to 21 percent, Republicans have boldly bet the farm.

Mutiny on the Potomac by Jeff Crouere

Journal/Website: 
GOPUSA.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The world is witnessing a political mutiny that is unprecedented in the annals of American history. Donald Trump was duly and overwhelmingly elected President of the United States on Tuesday November 8, 2016. He received the votes of almost 63 million Americans, the highest total ever for a Republican Party presidential candidate. Through a remarkably targeted campaign, he won electoral votes in 31 states, destroying his opponent in the Electoral College.

Wishful thinking and divining Donald Trump by Miguel A. Faria, MD

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Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

A recent column by Bill Ferguson, a Telegraph (Macon) columnist, discusses the art of the possible, certainly not in terms of mathematical probability, but in terms of historical political guesswork. Ferguson asks, “Could Trump be worst U.S. President ever?” One suspects wishful thinking in this act of political divination.

Donald Trump President Elect — One Man’s View of the 2016 Election Coverage!

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Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

I don’t watch television frequently, but I did so last night, and my wife and I stayed up for the U.S. presidential election coverage — until it was over. We alternated watching between ABC News and CBS News. On ABC News, George Stephanopoulos and Cokie Roberts and the Donald J. Trump, President Elect, and family after 2016 winroaming correspondent Cecilia Vega were some of the main commentators.

The dog and pony show of year round electioneering and the mainstream media

Journal/Website: 
GOPUSA.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

No sooner does a U.S. presidential election end than a new round of politicking for the next election begins, as if four years hence were just right around the corner!