Category Archives: Thursday

Alabama Political Ads vs. California Political Ads

Ad for Kay Ivey (“Tough as Nail” is ad title) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-RkV… [And I could not find an ad for Gavin Newsom on YouTube, but his TV ads emphasize gun control and his record of fighting for LGBT/immigrant rights.] After watching the campaign videos, watch AL explain how two front-runners for Governor in two states he’s… Read More »

Samantha Bee (and Most Liberals) Went After Ivanka Trump for the Wrong Reason

The worst thing about Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump a “cunt” isn’t the word itself—unlike our British cousins (who say it as much as “shit” or “damn”), Americans have always been rather churlish about an insult that, really, is much less offensive than “bitch” if you really think about it. The worst thing is why she was… Read More »

Listing the Worst Traits of All Past Presidents, and How Trump Has ALL of Them

If you went into a mad scientist’s lab and tried to concoct a worse President than Donald J. Trump, I’m not sure you could do it with 50 Igors and several decades to experiment. Although Trump displays little in common with most former Presidents (especially the good ones), if they do have a flaw, you… Read More »

What “The Terror” Taught Me About Leadership: Franklin (Bush), Hickey (Trump), Little (Paul Ryan), and Crozier (Gore/Clinton)

For an in-depth review/recap of the finale, check out the article immediately below this one, but if you’re interested in learning how to apply the lessons of “The Terror” to your own life, this is the right place. Because while the show may seem entirely foreign to your everyday life, including your workplace–arctic setting, period setting, British… Read More »

Does the Media Really Want Trump Gone?

A great big question as I wonder if late night talk shows and cable news channels (both experiencing record ratings) actually want Trump gone, and how the “brain hacking” techniques of social media are also being used by traditional media.