2017 American of the Year: Donald Trump

  It's hard to imagine any first-year American President having to cope with partisan trials such as Donald Trump was forced to endure in office during 2017. Trump was sworn-in back in January as the first-ever President of the United States to not previously have been an elected politician or serve in the American military … Continue reading 2017 American of the Year: Donald Trump

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2017: the year that I lost my Dad – but in the end, not really

Mike, our Dad, and myself in the late 1960's The calendar is about to flip not only to the end of a month, but also to the end of another year. The end of December causes most of us to take a glance back at the events of the past year. As usual, this one … Continue reading 2017: the year that I lost my Dad – but in the end, not really

Why Democrats don’t want you to have nice things

The Republican Party-controlled United States Congress led by Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky passed historic tax reform legislation this week. This tax relief will lower the tax burden for nearly every American individual and business. The Tax Policy Center is a nonpartisan joint venture of the Urban Institute and … Continue reading Why Democrats don’t want you to have nice things

Carlos Santana: bad signing by the Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with veteran free agent first baseman Carlos Santana this past week. Per a report from Phillies insider Jim Salisbury on December 15, the formal signing will take place pending the results of a physical exam. This was a wholly unnecessary signing, and I believe that in the end it … Continue reading Carlos Santana: bad signing by the Philadelphia Phillies