Author Archives: Armando Diana

About Armando Diana

A freelance writer for more than 25 years I covered the political scene in New Jersey which can prepare anyone for national politics. I have no fancy political degrees and I'm definitely not a lawyer - I am a common person who is fed up with politics. I want leaders focused on doing what is right for the country, not for them.

It’s time the NFL learns that every action has an opposite and equal reaction

The media considers it a political stunt when Vice President Mike Pence leaves a football game because he is offended by players disrespecting the flag. That same media does not consider football players taking a knee during the national anthem … Continue reading

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When populism becomes control, democracy becomes socialism

The national anthem charade playing out on the countrywide theater is about anything but patriotism or the silly notion athletes are actually protesting inequality. I call BS. The NFL only cares about money.  President Trump only cares about President Trump.  … Continue reading

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A divided country unites the Trump contingent

Some of my favorite cousins hate President Trump and never pass up an opportunity to vilify him in their social media feeds.  I stopped following them.  Not because I support President Trump, because I’m tired of reading it. A few … Continue reading

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Looking at both sides does not make you one-sided

This is going to be a tricky blog.  It’s hard to write what I want to write without worrying about those with an agenda distorting my words for their own purpose. There is no defending what Neo Nazi’s say or … Continue reading

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Those who connect the dots can stay; the rest must go away

An acquaintance of mine reached out to me on Facebook with a question.  In his best impersonation of a cat swallowing a canary he asked “How do you like Trump now?” I presume he thought the incessant staff changes, the … Continue reading

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Misdirection only distracts them from solving the real issues

Remember the New York Yankees in the 1970’s?  Most people did not read the sports pages for the scores and game highlights.  They read the paper to see who hated who, who was fighting with who and waited to see … Continue reading

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Can you return once you cross the fine line between truth and accuracy?

Here’s a note to the media:  If you get it right, you do not have to worry about accusations of being fake news.  It’s pretty simple. When I was growing up and journalism was a somewhat legitimate profession, there were … Continue reading

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