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Trump Can Learn To Be President – But He Has To Listen

This morning as I sought to add another entry to my blog, a New Yorker article caught my eye with the headline “Can President Trump Learn On The Job?“. My immediate thought is that he could if he knew how to listen – he doesn’t.

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So You Cancelled Bill O’Reilly, Now What?

The No Spin Zone has been swallowed up by the black hole that has been created by it’s founder, Bill O’Reilly: From CNNMoney: “The O’Reilly Factor” has been canceled amid a cloud of harassment allegations against the conservative broadcaster.  Rupert Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan, who run 21st Century Fox, made the announcement […]

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Yes, You Are An Adult

Stressful sleep, Late night toss and turn, News that makes you weep, Yes, you are an adult. Caring voices from afar, Can’t reach where you are, Be it a star or an ocean, Yes, you are an adult. You sat as a kid, Cartoons and all saying, “I can have it all”, Yes, you are […]

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Abortion – It’s Always A Woman’s Choice

This piece is inspired by the mid-season three finale of Black and Sexy TV’s Sexless. Those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, that doesn’t matter so much as the topic that it covered (which I could have spoiled with the subject, but oh well). Generally a man shouldn’t speak on these issues, […]

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Erasing Cosby

There is no doubt that the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby are horrible. There is no denying that many who grew up with his work from Fat Albert to The Cosby Show will no doubt never watch re-runs of his show ever again. For those who understand how to separate the artist from the […]

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Jeffrey Lord Knows Dr. King The Way Sean Spicer Knows Hitler

Jeffrey Lord, a political strategist and Donald Trump supporter, believes that Donald Trump is similar to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unsure why? He explains here. In a small quote, he explains Trump’s most recent strategy to repeal and replace Obamacare by withholding federal payments to insurers under the current Obamacare in one go: “When […]

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Sean Spicer Places Foot In Mouth While Defending Hitler

Sean Spicer, the soon-to-be former White House Press Secretary, gave himself one more rope to hang himself by as he stated yesterday that Hitler never used chemical weapons on his own people: From the New York Times: “We didn’t use chemical weapons in World War II,” Mr. Spicer said. “You know, you had someone as […]

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United Needs To Learn The Art Of Compromise

When you fly the friendly skies, you’d think that you would feel at home. After many years in the business and millions of flights, United no longer seems interested in making the skies friendly. After their latest debacle today (which took place in Chicago which I call home), I’m starting to wonder if United has […]

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The Complicated Role Of Late-Night TV In The Trump Era

Donald Trump has achieved his goal; no matter what he says or how stupid it is, he will always get press. When people overwhelmed and frustrated by the daily reporting of Trump’s antics need an easy-bake comedic take on these events, folks turn to the late night shows. Traditionally, as far back as I remember […]

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Steve Bannon Needs A New Home

Steve Bannon, Senior Political Advisor to President Trump, was recently removed from the National Security Council. The reason? He was only there to keep an eye out on Michael Flynn, the National Security Adviser fired for lying about not talking with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak according to the Los Angeles Times: Flynn misled Vice President […]

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