U.S.G.A. to Stay with Trump

The United States Golf Association has decided to continue with its plan to stage the world's premiere women's golf tournament--the U.S. Women's Open--at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on July 13-16, 2017. On October 14, I posted, "Is Donald Trump Hurting the U.S.G.A.?" Eight days later I posted, "U.S.G.A. Under Pressure to Move U.S. Women's Open." Before that, on June 2, I posted, "Is Donald Trump Hurting the PGA Tour?"The latest development in this Trump-pro golf saga … [Read more...]

Egyptian General Who Destroyed Gaza Tunnels Assasinated

Yesterday, militants gunned down Egyptian Army Brigadier General Adel Ragai in front of his home in Cairo, Egypt. He was commander of the Ninth Armored Division that had been deployed in Egypt's chaotic North Sinai, between Gaza and the coastal city of El Arish, the capital of North Sinai.¬†Three militants believed to have committed the killing were seen with assault rifles in a vehicle in front of Ragai's home.For the past three years, ISIS has been seeking to take over the North Sinai … [Read more...]

U.S.G.A. Under Pressure to Move U.S. Women’s Open

On October 14 I posted, "Is Donald Trump Hurting the U.S.G.A.?" I previously posted, "Is Donald Trump Hurting the PGA Tour?" Now the pressure is increasing on the U.S.G.A. to move its U.S. Women's Open out of Bedminster, New Jersey, where it is scheduled for July 13-16 at Trump National Golf Club.Today, on MSNBC's "Dateline Extra" news program, the U.S.G.A. was criticized for not already having moved this flagship women's golf tournament out of another Trump property because of The Donald's … [Read more...]

What’s With Those Jesus Signs Behind Post-Debate CNN Panel?

Last night, the televised third and last debate was held between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump for the U.S. presidency. Right after that, CNN had a panel of political analysts, both Republican and Democratic, express their views about this debate. It seems to have been held outdoors or at least in an indoor area in which people in the near background were free to stand and watch and move about. Many of the people who did this held up signs that said various things. One small sign said, "Hilary … [Read more...]

The Arizona Republic Is Right about Clinton-Trump Last Debate

I live in Arizona. I read The Arizona Republic¬†newspaper every day. This state is extremely conservative politically. I thought Texas was conservative; that's where I lived for nearly forty years. It's not even close. Don't forget, Arizona is Barry Goldwater country.The third and final televised debate for the U.S. presidency was held last night between Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. After Clinton and Trump were neck-and-neck for much of the year, … [Read more...]

I Told You So

Earlier today I posted, "Trump Is Already a Bad Loser." I was proved even more right tonight by the third and last debate in this U.S. presidential election process between Democrat nominee Hilary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. Near the end of this televised debate, moderator Chris Wallace asked Donald Trump if he would accept the election results. The election is in twenty days, on November 8th. Why did Wallace ask Trump that question and not Clinton?For quite some time in … [Read more...]

Trump Is Already a Bad Loser

Throughout my career as a professional golfer on the PGA Tour and its Senior/Champions Tour, I occasionally would meet golfers who would say to me, "You pros get to play with better equipment than we amateurs do." They meant that the manufacturers of golf clubs and golf balls--such as Spalding, Wilson, MacGregor, Titleist, and nowadays also Callaway, Nike, and PING--make special clubs and balls for the Touring pros that are not sold to public, and this pro equipment is superior to the amateur … [Read more...]

Hilary Clinton and The Fellowship

The Fellowship--also called The International Foundation or the Fellowship Foundation--is a Christian organization centered in Washington, D.C. It has more influence on government leaders in our nation's capital than any other religious group. It was founded there by Abraham Vereide in 1944 and first called International Christian Leadership.Abrahm Vereide was a Norwegian immigrant who founded Goodwill Industries in Seattle, Washington, in 1916. (I was born in Seattle and grew up there.) He … [Read more...]