The Clinton Fortunes

October 21, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

If there’s one point Hillary Clinton talks about honestly and passionately, it’s that Read the rest of this entry »

Seven Reasons to Love the Constitution

October 16, 2016


Please check out my new book on Amazon: “Seven Reasons to Love the Constitution: A History of American Political Achievement, 1774 to 1865.”

Are You Deplorable? Take the Test.

October 4, 2016

If you are unsure whether you are among those Hillary Clinton called deplorable, here is a quick test. Read the rest of this entry »

Basket of Deplorables as Elite Rhetoric

September 15, 2016

hillarypink   At a fundraiser, Hillary Clinton called one-quarter of the U.S. electorate “basket of deplorables.”  The quip reportedly got a chuckle from the wealthy donors in the room Read the rest of this entry »

The Privileged Hillary Clinton

July 14, 2016

constitutionUpsideDown     Chidem Kurdas

High priests of the American political class are not like you and me. Read the rest of this entry »

Easy Money, Voracious Uncle Sam

June 9, 2016

Chidem Kurdas


Like President Truman, some market observers may have wished for a one-handed economist as they listened to Janet Yellen. Read the rest of this entry »

How Bill Clinton Gets Third Term

May 19, 2016

Chidem Kurdas


Hillary Clinton brought up her husband in campaign speeches, providing material Read the rest of this entry »

Collusion, Competition, Republicans and Democrats

April 28, 2016

Chidem Kurdas


Donald Trump accused his two remaining opponents of collusion to cheat him out of delegates in the Republican Party presidential primary. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump the Donor as Victim and Predator

April 8, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

Donald Trump’s contributions to Democrats may lead one to wonder why he entered the presidential race as a Republican. But his defense of his political donations raises issues beyond him and the political affiliations of his beneficiaries. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Are People Angry?

March 18, 2016

Chidem Kurdas


There’s an easy answer and a Read the rest of this entry »