The GOP’s War on America: From the Reagan Revolution to the Hijacking of American Government
2016 Election / Confederacy / Congressional Republicans / donald trump / GOP Power Grab / Racism / Republican Congress / Republican Obstructionism / Republican Party / Russia / Tax Cut Dogma / Tax Cuts / Trump Administration

The GOP’s War on America: From the Reagan Revolution to the Hijacking of American Government

The GOP’s War on America: From the Reagan Revolution to the Hijacking of American Government The election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 was a turning point in our history and brought into government a phalanx of ideological conservatives. Reagan’s foot soldiers would be the Generals in the Gingrich Revolution a decade later, as Republicans took … Continue reading

CLBR #241: Michael Cohen on 1968 and the Birth of Disunion
2016 Election / Cyber Law and Business Report / Kennedy's

CLBR #241: Michael Cohen on 1968 and the Birth of Disunion

Originally posted on Cyber Law & Business Report:
Michael Cohen on 1968 and the Birth of Disunion Today we feature one of our pre-recorded interviews with authors from the Miami Book Fair – Boston Globe columnist Michael A. Cohen author of American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division.  Website Twitter  Purchase In American…

Democrats’ Path from the Valley of Humiliation
2016 Election / Democratic Party / Trump Administration

Democrats’ Path from the Valley of Humiliation

Democrats’ Path from the Valley of Humiliation As Democrats ponder the looming Trump administration and the selection of a new party Chairman, they should take a short trip north to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. It was in this “valley of humiliation” that a weary and ragtime Continental Army, lacking provisions and on the brink of defeat, … Continue reading

Christiane Amanpour: Stop Banalizing the Truth and Fight Normalization of the Unacceptable
2016 Election / Alt-Right / donald trump / First Amendment / Hate Speech / Media Attacks

Christiane Amanpour: Stop Banalizing the Truth and Fight Normalization of the Unacceptable

Last week, the Committee to Protect Journalists honored Christiane Amanpour with the Burton Benjamin Memorial Award for her extraordinary and sustained achievement in the cause of press freedom.  Amanpour is CNN’s chief international correspondent and anchor of the network’s award-winning global affairs program “Amanpour.” She is a senior adviser to CPJ, and is on the … Continue reading

CLBR #237: Mike O’Neil Explains the Election Shocker
2016 Election / Cyber Law and Business Report

CLBR #237: Mike O’Neil Explains the Election Shocker

Mike O’Neil Explains the Election Shocker CLBR VETERAN MIKE O’NEIL RETURNS Mike has over 30 years experience in designing, conducting, and analyzing opinion research projects. He has overseen hundreds of research projects for a wide range of clients, including major national corporations; law firms; national unions; major utilities; hospitals and other healthcare providers; various Federal, … Continue reading

I Voted
2016 Election / California

I Voted

Below is a list on how I voted on the Federal, California and Santa Monica matters, along with a brief explanation of why. FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICES President   Hillary Clinton United States Senator Kamala Harris It is great that we get to choose between two good Democrats for Senate – Attorney General Harris and Congresswoman … Continue reading

Governing, Not Trump is Top Question for Congressional Republicans
2016 Election / Republican Obstructionism / Republican Party / Supreme Court Nominees

Governing, Not Trump is Top Question for Congressional Republicans

Governing, Not Trump is Top Question for Congressional Republicans   November 1, 2016 Throughout the fall campaign, journalists have repeatedly asked Republican Congressional candidates whether or not they will vote for Donald Trump. While seemingly consequential, it actually is the wrong question to ask since it reveals nothing about what they will do come January … Continue reading

Defending America Against Trump’s Banana Republicanism
2016 Election

Defending America Against Trump’s Banana Republicanism

Defending America Against Trump’s Banana Republicanism October 16, 2016 The choice this election is relatively simple. You can choose between a candidate who is indisputably qualified and capable of serving or, as Wall Street Journalcolumnist Dorothy Rabinowitz explained, elect “the most unstable, proudly uninformed, psychologically unfit president ever to enter the White House.”[i] This should … Continue reading

The Case Against Trump … from the Right Wing Media – Part II
2016 Election

The Case Against Trump … from the Right Wing Media – Part II

I previously outlined how newspapers (like the Arizona Republic), that have never endorsed a Democrat, have stepped forward to endorse Hillary Clinton; while other publications that have never endorsed any candidate (such as USA Today) are also going on record for Secretary Clinton in this election. As I explained, the newspapers cited Secretary Clinton’s experience, tenacity … Continue reading

Prominent Republicans Are Refusing to Embrace Trump’s Calamitous Campaign
2016 Election

Prominent Republicans Are Refusing to Embrace Trump’s Calamitous Campaign

Prominent Republicans Are Refusing to Embrace Trump’s Calamitous Campaign 4 Out of 134 for Trump, 16 Back Hillary To give readers a sense of how unprecedented, dangerous and appalling the Trump campaign is, we previously outlined how Republican newspapers are refusing to endorse Trump and some are even endorsing a Democrat for the first time in … Continue reading

Challenging Republicans to Take a Stand Against Bigotry
2016 Election / Racism / Voter Suppression / Voting Rights Act

Challenging Republicans to Take a Stand Against Bigotry

Challenging Republicans to Take a Stand Against Bigotry In this most unusual election, over one hundred Republican leaders have announced they will not support Republican nominee Donald Trump.  They have cited many reasons for doing so, but one appears to be his bigotry, as a recent YouGov/Economist Poll reported that 51% of voters think Trump … Continue reading