Tag: presidential election

Trump’s Republican Makeover In 140 Characters Or Less

The tweeter-in-chief, predictably, is at it again. Even after his Electoral College victory, his Twitter feed continues, his followers hungry for more. Making both domestic and foreign policy tweets in reaction to any and all criticism, he has captured the imagination of junior high school children everywhere. They, too, can someday be president if all it takes is a sentence fragment and a nasty tone.

Reversing Tactics, Donald Trump Will Settle Trump University Lawsuits For $25M

In a stunning reversal, President-Elect Donald Trump has agreed to pay $25 million to settle longstanding fraud allegations against him and his now-defunct Trump University, according to an announcement from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman late Friday afternoon. Schneiderman’s office sued Trump, Trump University and its former president, Michael Sexton, in 2013, accusing the billionaire of, among other schemes, scamming more than 6,000 victims out of more than $40 million through bogus courses that promised to teach his real estate investing techniques yet never delivered on its stated promises. Two federal class-action lawsuits filed in San Diego made similar claims.

In Nassau Democrats Came for a Celebration, But Left Stunned and...

as the evening wore on, their heir of confidence began to shatter—piece-by-piece, state-by-state. Trump captured Ohio, North Carolina and Florida. Clinton’s chances started to shrink as her firewall in states like Michigan and Wisconsin turned out to be more brittle than impenetrable.

Donald Trump Wins US Presidential Election

Voters want him to make America great again. Billionaire businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump won his bid for the presidency following an often...

Hofstra Students: Clinton Beat Trump In Presidential Debate

A random sampling of Hofstra University students who watched the presidential debate on a giant projector screen inside its main dining hall Monday gave Hillary Clinton the nod for outperforming her rival, Donald Trump, during the 90-minute event held on campus nearby.

The Fascist & The Scarecrow: If Only Donald Trump Had A...

"For now, let’s go with Fascist Lite. And hope that the better angels of our fellow citizens will win out over the dark energy tapped into by the Trump machine. But let’s be vigilant. Let’s be on the lookout for an unrepentant narcissist who manages to capture public attention through hate-filled rhetoric. The next one may have a brain."

Clinton & Trump: A Plague On Both Your Houses

American political history suggests that somewhere along the way our national superego awakens to suppress the worst of our urges. We relegate fringe candidates to their proper place in history and gravitate to the more centrist message.