Blog Posts - 2016 Presidential Election



Newt Gingrich Explains The Donald Trump Phenomenon

A brilliant analysis of one of the most remarkable candidacies and accomplishments in American political history.
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Dec 14, 2016

Fake News in Real Context

Just published - Fake News in Real ContextThis essay explores the historical and current context of fake news - with comparisons to government propaganda, and professional and citizen journalism - as well as what impact it may have had on the 2016 U.

MSNBC Still Getting Its (Post) Election Coverage Wrong

I know this may be beating a dead horse, but I couldn't help noticing the following in the past few days -MSNBC offered extensive analysis of the verbal confrontation at Harvard University earlier this week between leaders of the Clinton and Trump pr...

Donald Trump's Immigration Policy Plan to Make America Great and Safe Again

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by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Sep 1, 2016

Mind-boggling Video Of Tim Kaine Speaking About Trump At Pennsylvania Rally Yesterday!

In the definition of the best defense is a good offense, Hillary Clinton's running-mate Tim Kaine could have been speaking about his boss with his allegations against Trump yesterday!He speaks of trust, full disclosure and every other sin and 'crime'...
by The Political Commentator on Aug 31, 2016

Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell, and Ratifying Advice about Private Email

The story concerning Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was Secretary of State took a new turn in the past week.   According to The New York Times, Clinton told the FBI she used private email as per former Secretary of Stat...

Donald Trump - Putting America First

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by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Aug 20, 2016

Occupied on Netflix and Trump

Just finished streaming Occupied on Netflix.  It was not only good, often riveting, in its own right, but offered a disturbing projection of the world if Donald Trump were somehow elected President of the United States.Occupied takes place in No...

The Downfall of Julian Assange

One of my favorite quotes come from John Maynard Keynes, "when the facts change, I change my mind" (see Goodreads for a list of my favorite quotes).   This has now happened regarding my opinion of Julian Assange and Wikileaks.1. When Assange and...

Top 10 Reasons To Vote For Donald Trump!

For all the undecided voters out there having trouble getting onboard the Trump Train, myself included, the Top 10 reasons to vote for him in this article make quite a bit of sense!Much like many other GOP voters, I had hopes that the Trump campaign...
by The Political Commentator on Aug 7, 2016

Why Hillary Clinton Is Telling the Truth about Her Emails

Here's the situation: Hillary has said repeatedly that she didn't send or receive any classified emails via her private server when she was Secretary of State.  FBI Director Comey has said she did.   He also said she didn't lie to the FBI a...

Pat Buchanan: Trump’s Road Still Open

By Patrick J. BuchananAt stake in 2016 is the White House, the Supreme Court, the Senate and, possibly, control of the House of Representatives.Hence, Republicans have a decision to make.Will they set aside political and personal feuds and come toget...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Aug 5, 2016

Barack Obama: Laces or Loafers? (Cartoons)

The sad reality is that whichever style you choose, for the United States, the result will unfortunately remain the same! In an incredible twist of fate and bad luck for the United States, Barack Obama has moved Jimmy Carter off of the bottom rung as...
by The Political Commentator on Aug 5, 2016

Khizr Khan's Service to America

It's been almost two days since the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and the words that are still in my mind, in fact, the only words, are not from Presidents and First Ladies, not from candidates for President and Vi...

Pat Buchanan: Ted Cruz and the Trump Takeover

By Patrick J. Buchanan The self-righteousness and smugness of Ted Cruz in refusing to endorse Donald Trump, then walking off stage in Cleveland, smirking amidst the boos, takes the mind back in time. At the Cow Palace in San Francisco in July of 19...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jul 22, 2016

Melania Trump's Plagiarism in Academic and Historical Perspective

Putting Melania Trump's plagiarism and the Trump campaign's response to it in perspective - as a professor, who, like most professors, has on occasion dealt with plagiarism, and who also has studied what happens when dictators get caught up in lies -...

ISIS, China, Turkey, Terrorism, Dirty Politicians Or Pokemon Go?

As the world continues down the increasingly steep and slippery slope towards total chaos, what is it that the average American is most concerned about?In-other-words with the following issues and events occurring on the world stage and/or domestical...
by The Political Commentator on Jul 17, 2016

White House Watch: Trump 44%, Clinton 37%

Just days before the Republican National Convention is expected to formally nominate him to run for president, Donald Trump has taken his largest lead yet over Hillary Clinton. The latest Rasmussen Reports weekly White House Watch survey of Li...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jul 14, 2016

Bongbong Marcos Prediction @ Electoral Protest

by: Psychic AugustCould you please update your prediction on Bongbong Marcos? What will happen with the electoral protest to be filed by BBM?Bongbong Marcos' filing of electoral protest before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal will be met with...

Pat Buchanan: Has Trump Found the Formula?

By Patrick J. BuchananStripped of its excesses, Donald Trump’s Wednesday speech contains all the ingredients of a campaign that can defeat Hillary Clinton this fall.Indeed, after the speech ended Clinton was suddenly defending the Clinton Founda...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jun 25, 2016


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