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What insurrection?

What insurrection?

As I watch and read the news each day, I continue to be intrigued by the unfolding of events in Washington. The majority of the GOP are still claiming that the election was not only won by Donald Trump, but stolen from him. My sense of it is that with all of the...

Can Cyrus Vance, Jr., Nail Trump?

Can Cyrus Vance, Jr., Nail Trump?

Insiders say that the Manhattan District Attorney’s investigation has dramatically intensified since the former President left office. In The New Yorker  article by reporter at large, Jane Mayer, spotlights the significance of the recent Supreme Court decision to...

On Amazon Best Seller lists

On Amazon Best Seller lists

The Contrarian Candidate is making its mark in several of the Amazon Bestseller categories. The eBook version has been ranking at #57 in the Kindle Store. We're even more excited to report great rankings in these specific areas: #6 in Political Parties (Kindle Store)...

Available through Barnes & Noble

Available through Barnes & Noble

This is a reminder to our readers in the USA and customers of Barnesandnoble.com that The Contrarian Candidate can be purchased in its paperback version through this well-known bookseller. Barnes & Noble, or simply bn.com, serves more than 600 communities in all...

Trump’s Tweets analyzed

Trump’s Tweets analyzed

Recently Michael Humphrey, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Communication, at Colorado State University published a piece in The Conversation, a generally very well researched publication, backed by academic rigour. Titled “I analyzed all of Trump’s tweets...

The Big Lie

The Big Lie

This article from the New Yorker explores the tenacity of Trump's Big Lie, through his base and state political surrogates like Kelli Ward. You will also enjoy the intrigue behind the podium in the novel The Contrarian Candidate. The fictionalized story takes place on...

What can Trump afford?

What can Trump afford?

Trump has survived one impeachment, with another one in the works. He's also dodged (so far) twenty-six accusations of sexual misconduct, and an estimated four thousand lawsuits. That run of good luck may well end, perhaps brutally, with Biden at the helm. Will he try...

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

PART THREE – And how do we get out of it?
One of the reasons we are forced to narrow our view of the world, is that our minds and bodies have not kept up with the massive changes we have exposed them to. As a result, our fight/flight reaction is making many of us sick.

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

PART TWO – How did we create this mess?
One of the things that makes it seems we have become too smart for our own good, is that even as we live in a world overflowing with vast quantities of accumulated knowledge, we are not necessarily left with the wisdom to navigate that world.

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

The Circus that Never Leaves Town

PART ONE – O Ye, of Little Faith
Donald Trump is not going to just go away. Which means we are not yet off the hook, and are going to have to continue to find ways of getting to the bottom of the Trump phenomenon. And that means accepting the fact that it is not just about Trump.

The Curse of Victory Hollow

The Curse of Victory Hollow

PART TWO: That Cursed Divide
Rather than healing the political divide, Joe Biden seems to have enough on his plate just keeping that divide from becoming even wider. And he’s doing that mainly by being careful not to confront or otherwise irritate those on the other side.

The Curse of Victory Hollow

The Curse of Victory Hollow

PART ONE: Biden’s Tangled Road Ahead
The victory achieved by Biden and Harris and the Democrats on Nov. 3rd may turn out to be painfully hollow. By just about every measure the results were a disappointment for Democrats and represent something of a rout for the party.

Biden’s Hot Steaming Mess of Trouble

Biden’s Hot Steaming Mess of Trouble

And the media will be there making a meal of it all … Donald Trump is not the retiring kind. Sure, he’s hunkered down licking his wounds for now. When he comes out of his cave, he’s going to be hungry – for revenge, for validation, for the chance to prove the country wrong.