A TRUMP FOR THE PEOPLE: the first of two essays re-evaluating the 2016 presidential election

The dust has settled on the 2016 presidential election and many conclusions have been drawn as the first draft of history is all but written. The New Republic called it the “Democrats’ Biggest Disaster.” The Washington Post wrote of the “Decimation of the Democratic Party.” But wait, before the ink dries, let us consider, just… Continue reading A TRUMP FOR THE PEOPLE: the first of two essays re-evaluating the 2016 presidential election

Trump, Conflicts and the Business of Bananas

To many (most) it has come as a surprise that the United States has no laws instructing the president to de-conflict his business ventures that overlap his duties as commander-in-chief. No laws mandate the selling off of foreign investments. No laws demand the transformation of companies into blind trusts…

a quote for today, i

“Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.”

                                                              – Samuel Johnson, July 2, 1751