Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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One of the great mysteries of modern politics is why millennials have the lowest voter turnout rate of any age group. The U.S. system is vibrant and dynamic — just look at 68-year-old Hillary Clinton and 70-year-old Donald Trump...
I didn’t think much of the New York Times story on Donald Trump possibly not paying taxes for 18 years, as I noted here yesterday. The Times story rather obviously stretched its conclusions well beyond where its flimsy evidence...
The story of the campaign at the moment is that Donald Trump has possibly not paid taxes for almost two decades, as the New York Times reported Sunday. The Times based this on Trump’s partial 1995 return, which shows...
In the early morning hours Donald Trump, woke up ready to fight. Donald’s 3 a.m. tweet suggested that the former Miss Universe, Alicia Machado, has a sordid past and an alleged sex tape and that “Crooked Hillary” aided in...
I admit I’m baffled by all the praise being heaped on Senator Elizabeth Warren for her comments to Well Fargo criminal mastermind and CEO, John Stumpf. She “grilled” him, “ripped” him, “excoriated” him, and “eviscerated” him, ran the headlines....
In Rhode Island, a state known for cronyism and corruption, the 38 Studios scam may go down as one of the greatest ever. And the best part of it all is that it involves the political troglodyte and toxic gas bag...
Washington Babylon reported several times last month on disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner's continued sexting and said that if underage girls were involved, his conduct should draw a criminal investigation. I knew at the time that Weiner was sexting at...
The latest vapid uproar of campaign 2016 involves Donald Trump Jr. posting a tweet that "Compared Syrian Refugees to Poisoned Skittles," according to an AP headline. "If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three...
For weeks press accounts have talked excitedly about an imminent attack on Mosul, which ISIS captured two years ago and is where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his “caliphate." Retaking Mosul would mark a major victory against ISIS and show that...
The release last Friday of a forensic audit of the Rhode Island public pension system's real estate portfolio reveals a dire situation for state Treasurer Seth Magaziner, son of longtime Clinton power player Ira Magaziner. The audit, prepared by Benchmark Financial Services,...