4 Big Unanswered Questions About the ‘Unmasking’ Scandal

As the “unmasking” scandal unfolds, the Senate Judiciary Committee will delve into the conduct of the Obama administration and the intelligence community in secretly investigating the incoming Trump administration. Two Senate Republicans released previously secret information Wednesday listing top Obama administration officials who made the same request in early 2017: that the intelligence community disclose […]

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What did JD Salinger know?

What did JD Salinger know, and when did he know it? The word “phony” was in use, certainly in my neighborhood, well before JD Salinger peppered it throughout his novel “The Catcher in the Rye.” If you wondered what was bothering Salinger (through Holden Caulfield), look around. Not when the book was published in 1951…but […]

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Trump, Countering Fauci, Says He Wants Schools Reopened

President Donald Trump called Wednesday for America’s schools to reopen, seeming to express disapproval of Senate testimony the day before in which a top public health adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, cautiously warned against reopening schools too early during the COVID-19 pandemic. “He wants to play all sides of the equation,” Trump said of Fauci in […]

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Let’s Not Waste a Crisis

Former Barack Obama adviser Rahm Emanuel, during a recent interview, reminded us of his 2008 financial crisis quotation, “Never allow a crisis to go to waste.” The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a wonderful opportunity for those of us who want greater control over our lives. Sadly, too many Americans have already taken the bait. We’ve […]

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Trump Critical of IG Report on Hospitals

Hospitals have lacked testing for coronavirus, and were running low on supplies such as face masks, food and toilet paper, according to a government audit issued Monday. The report by Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Inspector General Ann Maxwell surveyed 323 hospital staffs across the United States during the week of March 23-27. […]

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