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October 25, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: When election is out of way, real fretting can begin
Oct 25 (Reuters) - Not since the trial of O.J. Simpson has America had a news story that transfixed people more and affected financial markets less. With Donald Trump's presidential campaign trundling toward a resounding defeat and the possible capture of the House and Senate by Democrats,...
October 25, 2016 - 2:32pm
OPINION COLUMN: Living - and dying - in America
We are fortunate to live and die in America. Billions of people have died from starvation in third world countries. Millions have died in war torn places and never knew a moment of real peace during their lives. So many live and die in harsh nations where daily life is mere survival....
October 25, 2016 - 9:45am
October 19, 2016
OPINION COLUMN - Why Putin is unleashing his only aircraft carrier
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Somewhere in the autumn gales and rain squalls of the North Sea, Russia's only aircraft carrier is heading south to war. According to Russia's TASS news agency, the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier and seven more vessels sailed Saturday from the Northern Fleet's...
October 19, 2016 - 1:42pm
October 18, 2016
OPINION COLUMN - Trump and Clinton offer two kinds of Syria policy: bad and worse
Oct 18 (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton has a plan for defeating Islamic State in Syria. Donald Trump has one, too. With the conflict in Syria spreading beyond its borders, it's essential to understand the new president's strategies - and how they may need to be adjusted over the next...
October 18, 2016 - 2:34pm
October 11, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: Trump, audio tape and Americans and our hypocrisy
About ten years ago Donald Trump was recorded saying some very vulgar and appalling words. Most Americans by this time have heard what he said as many of the network and cable news channels have played the audio recording many times. If you haven't heard Trump's very shocking audio...
October 11, 2016 - 12:10pm
October 10, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: The debate takeaway? We need a new way to vet presidential nominees
Oct 10 (Reuters) - We heard Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump call Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, to her face, "a liar." We heard Clinton say, flatly, "Donald Trump is not fit to be president or commander in chief." The two candidates who squared off in...
October 10, 2016 - 3:09pm
OPINION COLUMN: For millennials, adulthood now defined by financial freedom
NEW YORK, Oct 10 (Reuters) - For millennials, feeling like an adult may no longer be about starting a family and buying a house, but rather landing a job and not asking mom and dad for allowance anymore. A new Bank of America Better Money Habits report, released Oct. 6, found "financial...
October 10, 2016 - 2:08pm
October 6, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: Tired? Restless? Do what makes you happy
Giving up is easy to do because we become worn out from trying. The high school student who cannot make the ball team or the college student who fails college algebra three times is frustrated. Everyone in life hits a few walls. We tried once or twice and failed and then moved on...
October 6, 2016 - 9:40am
October 5, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: Manic or evasive - these veep guys sure don’t feel like leaders
After going through a week reminiscent of Napoleon’s at Waterloo, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will likely claim that Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s performance in Tuesday’s vice-presidential debate gave a boost to their campaign. That would be overstating it....
October 5, 2016 - 2:48pm
OPINION COLUMN: Putin's Middle East gamble is paying dividends
Oct 4 (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin has made an art of turning weakness into strength. As Russian and Syrian forces pound Aleppo in the biggest assault of Syria's five-year civil war, the Russian president clearly has emerged as a dominant force in the Middle East. Two years ago Russia...
October 5, 2016 - 1:58pm
OPINION COLUMN: The U.S. Supreme Court needs to get its stature back
Oct 5 (Reuters) - Some 50 years ago, Dean Erwin Griswold had a message for the graduating foreign students at Harvard Law School. He urged us to put to good use what we had learned about federalism and the Bill of Rights. We muttered among ourselves about "American imperialism," but...
October 5, 2016 - 1:50pm
September 29, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: Getting our act together for America
The November eighth Presidential vote is coming soon. The votes will be cast and either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be our next President. In January Barack Obama will move out of The White House and either Trump or Clinton will move into The White House. We will have a new...
September 29, 2016 - 10:00am
September 28, 2016
Opinion Column: You can learn a lot from tax returns
NEW YORK (Reuters) - You do not learn a lot from tax returns, Republican Donald Trump proclaimed in Monday's U.S. presidential debate. Yet politics aside, experts say tax returns are the best way to gauge a person's financial health. "From a tax return, you get distinct, discrete...
September 28, 2016 - 3:08pm
September 26, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: The real danger in Trump's public response to his secret security briefings
Sept 26 (Reuters) - Presidential nominees are not supposed to talk about the intelligence briefings they receive as part of their race for the White House. The secret information is supposed to help them fully prepare for the presidency - not to be discussed publicly on the campaign...
September 26, 2016 - 10:45am
September 21, 2016
OPINION COLUMN: Bush 41 - A backstabber?
Is Bush 41 a backstabber? The Republican Party has carried his family throughout their entire lives. Now at the age of 92, is this what he has to offer a party that has so elevated he and his sons their entire lives? However, George H.W. Bush may have just accidentally sabotaged Hillary...
September 21, 2016 - 2:05pm