Harvey Weinstein and The Cost of Doing What is Right

When the Harvey Weinstein story came out a societal dam broke. The terrible stories kept washing over flooding the news. This guy and his tactics were widely known for decades and had many enablers inside the industry. Then the new stories about other entertainment executives doing the same thing. NBC and Ronan Farrow had the…

Trump’s Base Erodes After Tax Reform

Tax Reform is The Donald’s last chance to get any kind of a win in 2017. He hasn’t pushed anything else through real in terms of law. Executive orders are empty wishing on a star presidential grandstanding. That is why one executive order can be penned away instantly by the next oval office inhabitant. They…

Movie Review: American Made

Director: Doug Liman (Bourne Identity, Swingers) Writer: Gary Spinelli Lead Actors: Tom Cruise Rating: 6/10 What I liked best about the movie was the dry and matter of fact telling of this true story. Never did the filmmakers try to inject any moral lesson into it. The story of Barry Seal doesn’t need any additional…

Perverted Healthcare Capitalism

It is always the rackets. Are we surprised? You shouldn’t be. The current state of healthcare and the inability to do anything, by democrats or republicans, was driven by the collision of capitalism and the good of the people. The people lost, again. Same story. Insurers, care providers, and pharma companies own our government representatives.…

Trump Russia is About Greed Not Treason

Russia definitely meddled and sent fake news out to try and influence. It happened. I don’t believe it turned the election for Trump. The belief that millions of voters were undecided during the last week is beyond far-fetched. I don’t know a single person that was a candidate for such a flip flop based on…