CYCLE FOR SURVIVAL

Ken Berwitz I have never used this blog to solicit a penny for anything.  Not for the blog and not for any of the worthy causes my family and I care about. But this one time I am making an exception. Every year, we participate in “Cycle For Survival”, which funds clinical trials, studies and research initiatives to fight “rare cancers”.   As you may beaware...

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HILLARY, MEET HILLARY

Ken Berwitz Hillary Clinton, speaking about the email scandal during her meeting with the editorial board of the Des Moines (Iowa) Register:  January 11th: “If you\’regoing to be retroactively classifying materials that\’s an impossible standard.You know it\’d be like somebody in the Department of Transportation settingspeed limits that had cameras where cars were...

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AS THE BERN TURNS

Ken Berwitz  Bernie Sanders (to enthusiastic applause and cheering), during the Democrat presidential debate of October 13, 2015: “The Americanpeople are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.” Excerpted from Peter Nicholas and Laura Meckler\’s article for the Wall Street Journal: Sen. BernieSanders, closing out his campaign inIowa, took a...

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ANOTHER REASON TED CRUZ WILL NEVER GET MY VOTE

Ken Berwitz Ted Cruz is running for the presidency of The United States. He is not running for the presidency of his branch of evangelical Christianity.  Yet, this – as excerpted from an article at kwwl.com – is what he told a crowd in western Iowa yesterday, while exhorting them to vote for him: At a stop Saturday at Darrell\’s Place in Hamlin, Iowa, Cruz urged his...

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THE NEW YORK TIMES HILLARY ENDORSEMENT

Ken Berwitz Yesterday, the New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Presidency (the editorial is only about the “Democratic nomination”, but if you think the New York Times has any chance of endorsing a Republican over Hillary Clinton, you\’re deep into the kickapoo joy juice). This, in and of itself, is not a surprise.   But I thought I\’d call to your...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Ken Berwitz Today\’s quote comes to us from Iowa Republican Rep. Steven King – who, it should be noted, is supporting Ted Cruz for the presidency. Here is what Mr. King had to say about Mr. Cruz\’s primary rival, Donald Trump: “He has, from a regular person\’s perspective, unlimitedresources and he\’s willing to use whatever access he has in order to get...

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HILLARY CLINTON AND BILLIONAIRES. AND YOUR JOB

Ken Berwitz  “Democracy can\’t be just for billionaires and corporations. Prosperity and democracy are part of your basic bargain, too. You brought our country back. Now it\’s time – your time – to secure the gains and move ahead.”:  Hillary Clinton, June 13, 2015 (and many other times, in many other ways, as well) It has just been announced that...

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ANOTHER DEFINITION OF INSANITY

Ken Berwitz As we all have heard many times, Albert Einstein\’s definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, and expecting different results. My congratulations to Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, for showing us a new one.   Excerpted from Justin Huggler\’s article for London\’s Daily Mail: Angela Merkel has warned asylum seekers that...

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