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It's (sigh) President Trump - by Walter Brasch

Monday, 28 November 2016, 2:50 pm | Walter Brasch

When Sen. Barack Obama was running for the presidency and for most of his two terms, the Tea Party right-wing claimed he was born in Kenya, that he was a radicalized Muslim, and was unfit to be president. The rise of the Tea Party led to a rise of ... More >>

Donald Trump’s March to the Presidency - Walter Brasch

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 4:25 pm | Walter Brasch

The near-impossible has happened, and Donald Trump is three months from being President Trump. From local elections to the presidency, this general election may have been the most vicious since Thomas Jefferson challenged John Adams in 1800. Both major ... More >>

Please Make It Stop by Walter Brasch

Monday, 7 November 2016, 3:21 pm | Walter Brasch

Pennsylvania, which had been a no-contest state in presidential primaries because of its late balloting, is a now a swing state with less than a week until the election. Just about every voter by now has received dozens of robocalls, e-mails, letters, ... More >>

Pushing Politics to Extract Payments - Walter Brasch

Monday, 17 October 2016, 1:53 pm | Walter Brasch

My wife, Rosemary, a registered Republican, received a black and white poll in the mail. Plastered across the top of the sheet in bold black letters was the title: “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.” I wonder who that could be. More >>

Path to the White House is Paved by Billions of Dollars

Friday, 7 October 2016, 1:48 pm | Walter Brasch

With a month left before the November general election, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are trash-talking each other in a financial race to the White House. More >>

Readers Want News Not Fluff

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 3:39 pm | Walter Brasch

The New York Post , a Rupert Murdoch tabloid publication that isn’t likely to win a Pulitzer Prize anytime soon, splashed a full page picture of a smiling Jennifer Anniston on its Sept. 21 front cover. In the upper left-hand space it placed all-capitals ... More >>

The 24/7 Sneeze Factor

Monday, 19 September 2016, 2:20 pm | Walter Brasch

Hillary Clinton is recovering from a mild case of pneumonia. However, shortly after she collapsed at Ground Zero while part of the 15th annual memorial of 9/11, her campaign staff said she was just exhausted and suffered heat exhaustion. It took ... More >>

O Say Can You See the First Amendment?

Monday, 12 September 2016, 11:39 am | Walter Brasch

Before a football game against the Green Bay Packers two weeks ago, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers quarterback, refused to stand for the pre-game patriotic ceremony that is wound around the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.” More >>

Downsizing News Staff; Downsizing Quality and Credibility

Monday, 7 December 2015, 9:01 am | Walter Brasch

Downsizing the News Staff; Downsizing Quality and Credibility by Walter Brasch (Part 1 of 2) More >>

Mass Murders are Good for Business

Friday, 9 October 2015, 11:59 am | Walter Brasch

Mass Murders are Good for Business Walter Brasch Shortly after the mass murders at Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Ore., President Obama predicted the extreme right wing would crank out press releases declaring the nation needs fewer gun control ... More >>

It’s Not Always Good to be a Professional

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 12:37 pm | Walter Brasch

So, publishers figured out that if they gave reporters bylines, it would soothe their savage egos. More >>

‘NCIS’ Again Skunked—Except by the People

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 3:19 pm | Walter Brasch

No nominations for acting. None for writing. Not one for directing or producing. Not even a nomination in what the industry calls the minor awards—sound editing, stunt coordination, and dozens of others. More >>

Three Commandments for Every State Capitol

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 8:46 pm | Walter Brasch

The Oklahoma Supreme Court this past week ordered the legislature and the executive branch to remove a six-foot tall Ten Commandments granite monument from the front of the state house. More >>

Whoopin’ and a-Hollerin’ for the Plantation Life

Sunday, 28 June 2015, 5:11 pm | Walter Brasch

Judge A. Joseph Antanavage, with shotgun in hand, stood before a modified Confederate battle flag, and looked as if he had planned to defend whatever it is that the Confederate flag stands for. More >>

The Business of Wall Street

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 11:12 am | Walter Brasch

If you don’t mind working hard—and partying even harder—why not get a business degree, take a couple of state and federal tests, and become a Wall Street trader? More >>

A Life That Mattered - Michael Blake

Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:32 pm | Walter Brasch

A Life That Mattered by Walter Brasch Michael Blake died last week. You probably don’t know the name. You probably don’t know about his life. You probably don’t know most of what he wrote. That’s probably because he didn’t write diet and ... More >>

Sick and Tired Workers: An Epidemic of Corporate Greed

Friday, 24 April 2015, 3:20 pm | Walter Brasch

by Walter Brasch Snaking its way through the Pennsylvania legislature is a bill that will block local governments from requiring companies to provide sick leave, even if unpaid, that is more than required by state or federal regulations. There ... More >>

Look for the Union Bunny | Walter Brasch

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 11:09 am | Walter Brasch

Bullied, harassed, and lied to, District 1 of the Amalgamated Association of Easter Bunnies, AFB-CIO (American Federation of Bunnies–Cottontails International Organization) went on strike, forcing a halt to this year’s Easter egg hunts. More >>

The Morality Police | Walter Brasch

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 9:30 am | Walter Brasch

In Saudi Arabia, the Mutaween are 3,500 public officials and thousands of volunteers who work for the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice. They are responsible for enforcing strict religious laws. Among the many laws are ... More >>

America’s Real Traitors : Walter Brasch

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 10:59 am | Walter Brasch

America’s Real Traitors by Walter Brasch The Tea Party wing of the Republican party thinks House speaker John Boehner is a rhino. Not the thick-skinned horned mammal that lives in Africa. This rhino is an R-I-N-O . . . Republican in Name Only. ... More >>

 

 

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