Monthly Archives: November 2016

GOOD BUYS/BAD BUYS: A very bad buy: The egregious government “enterprise”

Let’s take a trip. Let’s avoid the endless security lines and traffic that inevitably delays flights at many American airports owing to an outdated air traffic control system. Let’s take the government train. Let’s take Amtrak, the government railroad that loses tens of millions of dollars each year and billions since the government takeover of…

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Trump’s Triumph or Hillary’s Blunders?: Both are factors in the latest 1948 upset election in America

In 1948 republican Thomas Dewey took for granted he was going to win the presidency against incumbent Harry Truman and cut back on his campaigning. Most of the media agreed, yet they were all wrong. Dewey threw away his election just as Al Gore, in the election of 2000, made the same mistake. He was…

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American Elections—What Went Wrong?: Trump was only partly right about the system being rigged

No matter who wins, we Americans have lost. I write as possibly the most divisive presidential elections in U.S. history—as divisive and bitter as the election between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson in 1800—has taken place. And, even though as I write this I don’t know whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be a…

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Is Trump on the Verge of Pulling a Bush 2000 or a Truman 1948?: Mainstream media, with a stake in a Hillary victory, is worried

Donald Trump, uncharacteristically, has recently stayed on script. He hasn’t put a foot in his mouth lately, but stuck to a populist message aimed at the Clintons as well as Bushes. Once trailing by close to 15 percent in the polls, Clinton’s lead recently was down to the low single digits. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton keeps…

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