Essays

Labeling The Donald I have made it very clear to all, and from the start, I detest Donald Trump! I felt this way long before he decided to seek the presidency and I feel that way even more strongly after his first 100 days in the office. In my opinion, the American electorate handed the […]

The Meaning of Trump In 1986 or thereabouts I wrote an unpublished book titled The Name is Trump which satirized Donald Trump’s penchant for shamelessly placing his name on his diverse entities. I was inspired by Dr. Sues and Shel Silverstein, so I styled it as a fun rhyming narrative. It was very clever and […]

Paradox of Our Time The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways but narrower viewpoints. We spend more but have less. We buy more but enjoy it less. We have more but appreciate it less. We have bigger houses but smaller families. More conveniences but […]

Entertainment Adds Drive to Casino Innovation* Consider for a moment the many ways casinos entice customers to patronize their establishments. Advertising and promotions lead the way, followed by special events and comps. Resort amenities were added to the mix in the past decade. These include unique themes and attractions, pools, fine and adventure dining and […]