September 2016

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Veterans & Trump

9/26/16 Last week Trump gave a speech in Pittsburgh to the oil and gas honchos in the shale-oil extraction industry, then he had a fundraiser at the elite Duquesne Club, whose alumni include the likes of Andrew Carnegie and generations of Mellons. Both of my novels are largely set in the Pittsburgh area, “back in
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9/14/16 Discouraging news on the Trump front, with polls showing him gaining in key states. Yet more articles on his appeal in my home area, from Youngstown to Johnstown and everywhere in between; Clinton down with pneumonia, zero results so far on my novel promo efforts, a hatchet job on my home town on YouTube.
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Trumping Right Along -Journal

9/8/16 It’s been an interesting month on a personal level. I wrote a couple weeks ago about our trip to Pennsylvania for my 50th high school reunion, and since then we’ve visited my wife’s family in New York over the Labor Day weekend. Two red-eye trips in the same month is enough. In other news,
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Is Trump in Putin's Pocket?

Sept. 7, 2016 This evening I watched the NBC special program, the Commander-in-Chief (C–I-C) Forum, where they interviewed Hillary and Donnie. The premise of the program was how the candidates would perform as President and C-I-C of the U.S. Armed Forces to keep the world safe. Both candidates are boomers (Hillary is 69, Trump is
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