The Trump and Sanders Phenomenon

How do you begin to explain the current public interest in politics? Is it because the candidates offer more in terms of entertainment value or because they have actually struck a nerve? Are we tuned in just watch their antics or are they tuned in to us for once? Possibly the most interesting aspect ofContinue reading “The Trump and Sanders Phenomenon”

Leave the Kids Alone!

Has the paparazzi gone too far?  Well of course, they have, but isn’t that their job? I am not sure if you have seen the recent coverage of celebrities in California trying to get stricter laws passed to keep paparazzi from photographing their children.  Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner testified in front of the AssemblyContinue reading “Leave the Kids Alone!”

So, You Want to be the Next President

How the DEMS are better at playing politics than the GOP The 2016 Presidential election has already begun, if you haven’t noticed. Cover-ups are at all time high and backbiting and infighting has already started, which makes me think, Republicans in particular, have not learned anything new since the last election. For Republican supporters, theContinue reading “So, You Want to be the Next President”

Break’s Over; Let’s Get Back To Work, America!

Can good old-fashioned hard work, adapting to the changing marketplace and holding Government accountable for how they spend our taxes, save America? Is anyone buying the Government is going to create jobs story, waiting around for that to happen?  Because here is some home truth about semantics:  the Government does not create jobs. The USContinue reading “Break’s Over; Let’s Get Back To Work, America!”

Can Republicans and Democrats be friends?

I was talking to one of my very best friends today, KC, whom I have known all of my life, who knows me better than my relatives do.  Sisters by choice, we can talk about anything, even politics and she suggested I write about this:  can Republicans and Democrats be friends? I would say aContinue reading “Can Republicans and Democrats be friends?”

Voting Rights

Distracted by the coverage of the upcoming Presidential election, I cannot write about anything else.  It is unfathomable to me that there are people who are either apathetic or uninformed when it comes to politics. Maybe my fixation is a result of living in close proximity to where all the action happens, near our NationsContinue reading “Voting Rights”

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