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.

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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When the king and the queen are gone, each piece is the same.  The difference between us is a part of the game.

Gee, a politician that’s a hypocrite.  What’s next, a news organization that is slanted? Liberals are up-in-arms about former President Obama living the high life in retirement.  They think he should not be taking so many millionaire and billionaire luxury … Continue reading

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Save the drama and stick to the business

“Boy, the last time there was a leak like this, Noah built hisself a boat.”, James A. Wells, Assistant U.S. Attorney General played by Wilford Brimley in the movie Absence of Malice. The media has romanticized leakers ever since William … Continue reading

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A taste of their own medicine; fighting fire with fire

Uh-Oh, it seems Liberals do not like a taste of their own medicine. For years, Liberal news organizations have set the agenda of what is and is not acceptable as free speech.  Typically, anything a Liberal wants to say or … Continue reading

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