The Problems Of America’s Oligarchy…. And What To Do About It…

The problem with a constitution like America’s, which was set from its eighteenth century beginning to serve a pre-existing oligarchy centred in Virginia and New England, is what to do about it in a very different world. And the answer isn’t as simple as you might imagine….

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Apple releases sales figures…Good…More was expected…

The disconnect between market estimates and reality sent Apple’s shares plunging in after-hours trading and highlights the expectations quandary that the company’s success has created. The lingering question among investors is how long the company, based in Cupertino, Calif., can keep growing at double-digit rates before it begins to plateau…..

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ex-Illinois Governor Blagojevich has some of convictions overturned…

The judges said that trading official acts is “a form of logrolling,” which may be ”legally different” from a bribe for. The judges write that exchanging official acts is a “common exercise” and that they could not find any examples of convictions for it in the past….

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Ben Carson has Trump’s back on his rants…

Well Doc? Why NOT get some of that free media love? Retired neurosurgeon and presidential candidate Ben Carson said Tuesday that he thinks the focus on Donald Trump’s recent incendiary comments is “petty” and that the real estate mogul has …

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Lockheed to buy Sikorsky Choppers…

Lockheed Martin’s planned $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp. (UTC) ultimately could be more defining for Lockheed, the Pentagon’s leading prime contractor, than helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky or even the rotorcraft market. With the July 20 announcement …

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Hillary Clinton Update..Let the GOPer’s Own Trump….

The longer Doald Trump keeps up his media stealing political rants? The longer the Clinton people will continue to smile…. On Saturday in Arkansas, Mrs. Clinton referred to Mr. Trump as “the Republican front-runner.” Of his rivals, she said, “The sad …

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Bill and Hillary Clinton were at Donald Trump’s last wedding…Photo

Bill and Hillary Clinton chat with Donald Trump during the reception for his wedding to Melania Knauss …..

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Each NFL team got $226.4 Mil from the League for last year…

The amount was revealed on Monday when the Green Bay Packers reported their share of the pie. The total surpassed $7.2 billion and comes mostly from the league’s television deals…..

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Political Roundup for July 21st, 2015…Trump takes the lead…RRH Elections

National: An ABC News / Washington Post poll found Trump dominating the national field, leading Walker and Jeb 24%-13%-12%. However, the pollsters noted Trump’s numbers “conspicuously” fell on Sunday after the candidate’s comments about McCain

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Daily Kos Morning Digest 7/21/15…Charlie Crist is back, and this time, he’s running for the House

FL-13: After the Florida Supreme Court ordered the GOP state legislature to move several heavily Democratic St. Petersburg neighborhoods into this swing seat, ex-Gov. Charlie Crist began eyeing a campaign here. Crist lives in one of the areas that’s all-but-certain to be transferred from FL-14 to FL-13 and he said on Monday that if the new 13th includes his home, “I intend on running to serve the people again.”…..

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Jeb Bush update…Campaigning against the status quo in Washington…

Bush, a professed policy wonk, sometimes sounded on Monday like a White House budget director or lawmaker pining to be Speaker of the House as he ticked off a series of potential reforms…..

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Majority of American’s back President Obama on Iran deal….Poll

Most Americans support an international deal struck over Iran’s nuclear program but doubt it will prevent Tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, according to a ABC/Washington Post poll out Monday……

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The Donald plows on….

Let’s not forget: these are supporters who have cheered Trump as he’s called Mexicans rapists and criminals and all the rest. They don’t have delicate sensibilities. Let’s also not forget that these kinds of attacks on McCain (actually considerably uglier ones) have a long history among hard-core base Republicans, just the folks Trump is spiking with…..

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Trump now Leads the GOP Presidential field for 2016…Polling 7/21/15

As it stands now?…..

The leaders would be Trump, Walker and Bush…..

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John Kasich Update…He’s running…Will anyone hear him above the Trump noise?

Two weeks out, Kasich has work to do to make that first GOP debate….

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Planned Parenthood reveals a covert campaign against it by anti-abortionists…

In a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Planned Parenthood said it fell victim to a fake company called Biomax Procurement Services that posed as a buyer of human tissues. It was actually created by David Daleiden, an official of the group that released the video, and was engaged in “a campaign of corporate espionage” targeting Planned Parenthood, the letter said.

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