Ted Vaill: Several Western states, including California, Oregon and Washington, are in open revolt against the Trump government, and there is talk of forming a renegade nation, Pacifica, out of these states.
n a stunning upset, and having lost the popular vote by perhaps a million votes nationally, Donald Trump amassed enough electoral votes to become our next President. Now comes the hard stuff: how to run the country and fulfill your campaign promises. Here are Trump’s major campaign promises and his likelihood of fulfilling them: “I […]
Ted Vaill: Even though he has apparently never had a face-to-face meeting with Putin (despite once claiming that he did), he has often expressed his admiration for the Russian dictator.
Ted Vaill: What is not widely known is that the State Department’s email system, when Hillary Clinton became Secretary of State in early 2009, was very antiquated and not reliable.
Ted Vaill: Trump claims that he is a great lover, and that his wives and girlfriends have raved about his sexual prowess. I am waiting for one of them to come forward with information directly contradicting this claim.
Ted Vaill: It appears that Donald Trump has violated this statute by suggesting to his followers, many of who are gun-toting right wing fanatics, that they might take the law into their own hands and try to kill Hillary Clinton
Ted Vaill: Bernie has waged a spirited campaign, and if he does not win the nomination, at least he will have framed the issues of the Democratic Presidential campaign, pulled Hillary to the left, and kept the electorate interested as well as sharpening Hillary’s debating skills. Crazy Election Year
Ted Vaill: Will they deny Trump the nomination, and hand it to the new “establishment” candidate, “Lyin’ Ted Cruz”, as Trump calls him, or draft the “reluctant” Paul Ryan to save the party from destruction?
Ted Vaill: I have talked to University of Chicago students who took his con law course, and they said Obama was the most brilliant person they ever met. Supreme Court Justice Obama
Ted Vaill: There is little chance that Michael Bloomberg, after spending his billion dollars, would become President of the United States, but he could end up causing the election of someone he does not want elected.
Ted Vaill: I recalled that Bernie Sanders was an agitator, an activist even then, staging a sit-in at University of Chicago housing that excluded blacks. He has never stopped.
Ted Vaill: Let’s ban internet sales of guns and crack down on gun show sales and straw purchases, and impose comprehensive background checks on all gun purchasers.
reaking news: Kevin McCarthy, the House Majority Leader who recently announced his candidacy for Speaker to replace John Boehner, just announced that he has withdrawn his candidacy after apparently being unable to muster the 218 votes needed to be elected Speaker, with 30 or so “Freedom Caucus” members of his party refusing to support him. […]