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A Cabinet Made for Rich Anglos - Walter Brasch

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 2:27 pm | Walter Brasch

Donald Trump, the billionaire real estate investor who began his run for the presidency and was one of the clowns who campaigned on promises that couldn’t be kept and fear that enveloped his core base, is now President Trump. Hillary Clinton accumulated ... More >>

Why the State Needs to Increase Taxes

Monday, 16 January 2017, 9:35 am | Walter Brasch

Pennsylvanians are justifiably angry at paying the highest gas prices in the nation. The average price per gallon is $2.65, 27 cents higher than the highest price in the other 49 states. An additional eight cent tax was added this month. Until 2019, ... More >>

Raising Questions About Politics and the Mass Media

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 1:11 pm | Walter Brasch

It’s the first week of January and the election returns are starting to trickle in. It’s not for the rich Democratic white Hillary Clinton who captured the popular vote, nor for the rich Republican white Donald Trump who captured the electoral college ... More >>

Wanderings: The Christmas Wish - Walter Brasch

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 2:38 pm | Walter Brasch

The annual War on Christmas, which began Black Friday, will finally end at New Year’s Day. More >>

Trumping the Environment - Walter Brasch

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:34 am | Walter Brasch

Trumping the Environment by Walter Brasch Whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump was elected, the environment is going to suffer. Both have supported horizontal fracking, the destruction of the earth to extract oil and gas. The use of fracking is so harmful ... More >>

Music, Politics, & Hillary Clinton - Walter Brasch

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 2:02 pm | Walter Brasch

Five years before the Civil War, Benjamin R. Hanby, a student at Otterbein College, composed “Darlin’ Nelly Gray,” an upbeat ballad from the perspective of runaway slave Joseph Selby whose wife was taken from him. Proceeds from the song would be ... More >>

Trump Nominee Will Politicize Dept. of Justice

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:43 pm | Walter Brasch

In his successful run to the presidency, Donald Trump spent a lot of time talking about the Second Amendment and defending gun ownership. He spent very little time talking about the other amendments, other than to say he supported the Constitution. ... More >>

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 >>





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