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The Trump Revolution Begins

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Historic Upset: The Donald Trump political revolution is underway. Country prevailed over city. Whites over minorities. The uneducated over the educated. The pitchfork crowd over the salad fork set. In a stunning upset that defied months of opinion polling, the …

Decision Day for America

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Election Day: And you thought this day would never come. Hillary Clinton made her last campaign appearance before a sea of people at Independence Hall in Philadelphia in an event with Bruce Springsteen, husband Bill, and President Obama.  She tried …

Hillary Cleared Again, One More Day

Monday, November 7, 2016

E Minus 1: Just over 24 hours before the polls open, FBI Director James Comey told Congressional leaders he has not found anything in a recently-discovered trove of Hillary Clinton’s emails to warrant reopening a criminal investigation. The emails were …

High Anxiety, Clinton Clings to Lead

Sunday, November 6, 2016

E Minus 2: National anxiety is increasing as voters for both presidential candidates talk over dinner about what country they would move to if the opposition wins the election. The 2nd Amendment crowd is worried that Hillary Clinton will try …

Constitutional Crisis, Rolling Stone Liable

Saturday, November 5, 2016

E Minus 3: The latest pitch of the Trump campaign and Republicans is that if they lose the presidential election, they’re going to tie Hillary Clinton in legal knots, causing a potential Constitutional crisis. “She’s likely to be under investigation …

The Candidates Are the Issue

Friday, November 4, 2016

E Minus 4: Forget about education, income inequality, national defense, healthcare, the wall, tax cuts, and tax hikes. Forget about all of it. There are only two issues in the final days of the presidential election: Donald Trump and Hillary …

Cubs in the 108th and the 10th

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Next Year Arrives: The city of Chicago went nuts last night after the Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, beating the Indians 8-7 in Cleveland. Cubs fans have lived in eternal hope and suffered the mythical Curse …

Narrow and Nasty, Series Goes to 7

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

E Minus 6: The poll numbers are narrowing in the final days of the election. The RealClear Politics average of polls has Hillary Clinton leading by 2.2 points. The polls range from Clinton, up five, to Trump, up four. As …

FBI Scans Emails, Stretching the Tax Law

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

E Minus 7: The FBI has begun to examine a newly-discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails to determine whether they contain classified information.  The emails came from a computer belonging to disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner, who’s under investigated for …

Warrant for Hillary Email, Cubs Survive

Monday, October 31, 2016

E Minus 8: Federal agents have obtained a search warrant to look at the emails found on a personal computer belonging to disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner. The emails may — or may not — be related to Hillary Clinton’s use …