And the money keeps rolling in…

Commentary A former president of the United States, who is also a declared candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 2024, released his “Limited Edition Digital Trading Cards. And, they’re only $99 (per card)! The Trump grift is back! When, the other day, the former president teased a “major announcement,” fans expected a bombshell campaign update. AndContinue reading “And the money keeps rolling in…”

Don’t cry for me, Arizona

Commentary By leaving the Democratic Party, Kyrsten Sinema proves she’s a bigger diva than Broadway’s first Evita, Patti LuPone Two days after Senate Democrats celebrated Raphael Warnock’s runoff victory in Georgia to give the Party a 51-49 majority, Arizona Democratic senator (and model for senatorial workplace decorum) Kyrsten Sinema announced she was leaving the PartyContinue reading “Don’t cry for me, Arizona”

Warnock defeats Walker in Georgia Runoff

Commentary Was this a glass half-full or half-empty moment? Many readers who know me are aware that I’m really a “glass half-empty” kind of guy. So, while I watched the election results in the senatorial run-off in Georgia, I reveled in the fact that Senator Raphael Warnock defeated his Republican opponent, Herschel Walker, but lamentedContinue reading “Warnock defeats Walker in Georgia Runoff”

Trump entertains anti-Semites Ye and Nick Fuentes at Mar-a-Lago dinner

Commentary 30% of American Jews voted for Trump. Will his latest hobnob with a neo-Nazi, Holocaust denying, white supremacist change their minds? I concluded a column posted before the midterms, Catching up on the mid-terms – GOP arrogance, campaign donations, Trump, Ye and anti-Semitism…what a week! with this: I know this will get me intoContinue reading “Trump entertains anti-Semites Ye and Nick Fuentes at Mar-a-Lago dinner”

What happened at the mid-terms yesterday?

Commentary While it wasn’t a “Red Wave,” GOP control of the House for the next two years means a rocky road ahead. Can you say “impeachment?” Today is November 9, 2022. It is the day after the 2022 midterm elections. No “Red Wave.” No total disaster…unless of course you believe, as I do, that attachingContinue reading “What happened at the mid-terms yesterday?”

As Donald Netanyahu meets Bibi Trump…

Commentary with a little twist …Britain is getting browner. With two weeks to go, I thought I’d take a break from the U.S. midterms and turn to the political situation in two of our closest allies, Israel and the United Kingdom. Yesterday, I opened my daily email from the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, to find twoContinue reading “As Donald Netanyahu meets Bibi Trump…”

Catching up on the mid-terms

Commentary GOP arrogance, campaign donations, Trump, Ye and anti-Semitism…what a week! With just over two weeks to go until Election Day, mail-in and early voting is beginning to pick up steam. And while I promised to follow-up on my Senatorial donation recommendations with House and Governor races picks, I wimped out; too much work forContinue reading “Catching up on the mid-terms”

Political Contribution Analysis – Down ballot addendum

Politics Important: Relatively obscure state elections might determine the future of our country – here’s a guide I wanted to follow up on yesterday’s post, Around the Block’s 2022 U.S. Senate – Political Contribution Analysis with a quick addendum. In the commentary about Arizona I wrote, “…With the possibility of all Arizona state offices inContinue reading “Political Contribution Analysis – Down ballot addendum”

Around the Block’s 2022 U.S. Senate – Political Contribution Analysis

Politics Recommendation on the candidates to support in the most critical races with the highest likelihood of a good return on investment. As of this writing we are one day short of four weeks until mid-term election day. As ever, many pundits are describing this mid-term as one of the most consequential in memory…aren’t theyContinue reading “Around the Block’s 2022 U.S. Senate – Political Contribution Analysis”

League of Women’s Voters guide proves GOP objective: winning and power, not governing

Commentary Senator Rick Scott’s support of Herschel Walker’s ‘Georgia values’ confirms it A funny thing happened on my way to fill out my mail-in ballot. The Palm Beach Post published a comprehensive and important League of Women’s Voters (LWV) Non-Partisan voters’ guide. Guides like this are critical if voters are to make informed decisions aboutContinue reading “League of Women’s Voters guide proves GOP objective: winning and power, not governing”