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Trump Fails with Oval Office Wall Address

     Last night on “The Booth” we discussed the ongoing government shutdown and President Trump’s border wall demands.  Our discussion included predictions for his Oval Office address shortly following our show.  Unfortunately, we were right, and Trump utterly failed to make his case.  Historically and with little exception Presidents have ...

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The 2019 Trump Shutdown is Everyone’s Failure

     We are 17 days into the Trump shutdown and with no end in sight it appears this will break the record for length of s shut down.  This dubious distinction is no source of pride but rather further indication of the failings of our so-called leaders.  President Trump stated ...

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Environment Should be the Issue of 2019 and Beyond

     There is a famous Sci-Fi story twice made into a movie, “The Day the Earth Stood Still.”  The basic plot (no spoilers) involves an alien who arrives on Earth to warn human kind that we will be destroyed before we can destroy the planet.  One of the scientists negotiating ...

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2018 Year in Review

    The end of the year is always a great time to assess we where are in life.  What is going well and what do we need to change concerning professional life, personal life, families, etc.  Many people make promises, some to keep and some to fail.  What about the Government?  ...

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Syria – Trump’s Christmas Present to our Enemies

    On December 19, 2018, President Trump declared ISIS was defeated in Syria, that he defeated them, and that he was ordering the withdrawal of all U.S. military from Syria within 30 days. The President announced the major change via Twitter and released a video of him declaring victory in front of ...

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How to Fix the Problem with Elections – Patience!

Just when we thought the 2018 Mid-term Election was over, there is one last open Congressional seat and a major controversy.  There is strong, reliable evidence that Republican operatives in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District perpetrated serious acts of voter fraud to steal that election.  A significant part of the ...

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When Even Secretary Mattis Lies…

The U.S. Senate recently received a briefing concerning the murder of Jamal Kashoggi, a Washington Post journalist.  Kashoggi, a lawful U.S. resident, was originally from Saudi Arabia and often wrote pieces critical of the repressive Saudi regime.  The entire world quickly learned that Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman ordered ...

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Long Overdue – Immigration Reform

The American people have spoken.  Although soundly rejecting the climate of fear, hate and deception surrounding immigration, immigration ranked high among the concerns of voters.  U.S. policy cannot be grounded in exaggerated claims of threats posed by a caravan of desperate people seeking only to apply for asylum or a ...

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Dear Speaker Pelosi

The 2018 Midterm Election is over, and Democrats have won control of the House.  The first thing I would stress to Democrats is that it is long past time for new leadership.  Nancy Pelosi, Stenny Hoyer, and James Clyburne should be commended for careers of public service and based on ...

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The 2018 Blue Trickle

The U.S. 2018 Midterm Election was a pivotal election with much at stake.  Every election has consequences and often results in control over Congress, state legislatures, governors, etc.  This midterm more than any other should have been about the President and the character of our nation.  Republicans have enjoyed overwhelming ...

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