Category Archives: Politics

Dark Money Basics

from Open Secrets – Dark Money refers to political spending meant to influence the decision of a voter, where the donor is not disclosed and the source of the money is unknown. Depending upon the circumstances, Dark Money can refer … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Fundraising, Politics

Poll: Biden leads Trump by double digits in Pennsylvania

Jonathan Easley of The Hill – A new poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a big lead over President Trump in Pennsylvania, a Rust Belt battleground state that will play a pivotal role in determining the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Political parties, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Mueller report shows Trump aides routinely ignored his orders on crucial matters

Special counsel highlights chaotic West Wing where staff tried to save president from himself John T. Bennett of Roll Call – Presidential orders given but often ignored. Ample cursing. Aides working behind the scenes to protect Donald Trump from his … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Politics, Robert Mueller, Roll Call

Trump feared ‘one of these independent counsels.’ He got something else

John T. Bennett in Roll Call – Amid Democrats’ criticism, is Barr trying to protect Trump or the office he occupies? A distraught Trump “slumped back in his chair and said, ‘Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Politics, Robert Mueller

Brexit chaos – A catastrophic failure of leadership

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – Regional civil wars are sadly not swift occurrences. They take time to build momentum and to reach a crescendo and conclusion. As a prime example, the English civil war … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, European Union, Politics, United Kingdom