It's always awkward when the chickens come home to roost

The Thankless Task of Defending Donald Trump


If there is one thing to take away from the 5.5 hour hearing of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, it’s this: The Republican’s defense to the confirmation that Trump ties to Russians are under investigation was to demand an investigation on how the news became public. Let’s be clear about this: The Republicans’ defense is that…

Classics – M.T.C.


Western civilization has a handful of individuals who have had immense influence. It’s approximately the 2,057th anniversary of the assassination of Marcus Tullius Cicero. Of all the rhetoricians and orators that WC studied in his mis-spent youth, WC admires Cicero the most. So WC wants to take a brief look at one of the lynchpins of…

Simply the Best Public Speaker in America Today


If you haven’t listened to or read former President Bill Clinton’s speech at the Democratic Convention last night, you’ve missed a treat. You may or may not like Bill Clinton as a man, as a politician or as a president, but his public speaking skills are absolutely extraordinary. Not only does he has an exceptional…