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Posted by Dominic Carter on January 6, 2017

The ratings are down, for the "new" celebrity edition of the Apprentice, and the President-Elect is not too happy, taking to Twitter to blast the ratings.

The other night, the clicking from my TV remote happened to stop at "the Apprentice," and my interest peeked. What would be host Arnold Schwarzenegger’s catchphrase to fire people?

In Schwarzenegger’s case, it’s “You’re terminated. Get to the chopper.”

Posted by Dominic Carter on January 6, 2017

The ratings are down, for the "new" celebrity edition of the Apprentice, and the President-Elect is not too happy, taking to Twitter to blast the ratings.

The other night, the clicking from my TV remote happened to stop at "the Apprentice," and my interest peeked. What would be host Arnold Schwarzenegger’s catchphrase to fire people?

In Schwarzenegger’s case, it’s “You’re terminated. Get to the chopper.”

Posted by Dominic Carter on October 31, 2016

A strong argument could be made that FBI Director James Comey violated the Hatch act. (a 1939 law intended to keep federal employees from directly supporting candidates) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid suggests he may have.

At a minimum Comey violated FBI protocol of not interfering with an election only 60 days out.

Posted by Dominic Carter on October 20, 2016

The tape has resurfaced from NY1 News, where Donald Trump in a one-on-one interview had plenty of great things to say about Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Posted by Dominic Carter on October 2, 2016

Hillary Clinton seems to have the edge, but Trump has tapped into the Anger of the electorate, and voters fed up with .
Washington

Posted by Dominic Carter on September 11, 2016

There will be major repercussions in the Presidential Race, as Hillary Clinton, ON VIDEO, appears to faint, and her knees buckle. Warm, warm day at the 9/11 Memorial.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump being cozy with Russian President Vladimir Putin should be a deal-breaker in the presidential campaign. But it won’t.

It’s just another illustration of the double standard of what Trump gets away with, and Hillary Clinton cannot.

Posted by Dominic Carter on September 8, 2016

Ok. Let’s have a candid moment.

Of course, during this presidential contest where Hillary Clinton is in the fight of her political life against Donald Trump, (and he may very well, win the election) Hillary Clinton is judged with a double standard. Let’s stop the non-sense, and this charade that they are covered the same way.

Posted by Dominic Carter on August 29, 2016

I, Dominic Carter, wouldn’t have handled the situation that way.

However I respect his right to do what he did, and I can understand why some find the actions of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick commendable.

How many of us would put millions on the line to take a stand?

Posted by Dominic Carter on August 29, 2016

I, Dominic Carter, wouldn’t have handled the situation that way.

However I respect his right to do what he did, and I can understand why some find the actions of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick commendable.

How many of us would putmillions on the line to take a stand?

Posted by Dominic Carter on August 26, 2016

As I predicted months ago, Sheldon Silver may walk.

No jail for at least the next year. Wall Street Journal is reporting that “under federal law, a judge should allow a defendant to remain free on bail during an appeal only if there is a substantial likelihood of a reversed verdict or a new trial.”

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