Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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    Ellen Ratner

    Ellen Ratner
    Ellen Ratner is the Bureau Chief and White House Correspondent for TMN, covering the White House and providing exclusive reports to talk radio stations from the Congress and government agencies. In addition, she is a credentialed reporter at the United Nations in New York. Ms. Ratner is a news analyst on The Fox News Channel where she has a segment called, “The Long and Short of It” with Jim Pinkerton. She is heard on more than 400 stations across the U.S. representing individual stations as well as syndicated shows. She is also the only talk show host granted two in-person interviews with President Bill Clinton. Ms. Ratner also served as the political editor and Washington bureau chief for Talkers Magazine, the “bible” of the talk industry. In her the capacity as political editor, she developed the concept of combining radio rows with immediate Internet access. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Ratner graduated from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. She earned a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University and has written several books.

    What we are learning is we have little or no respect for the will of people who are indigenous; and the more things change in the U.S., the more they remain the same.

    There are very few things that shock me in and around Washington. However, President Trump managed to do so – and get my attention.

    It really would have been better to make two documentaries: one on the presidential race of 2016 and the subsequent election of President Donald Trump; and another on the racism and lying that took place in Flint, Michigan.

    The Nobel committee hit it out of the park this year … even if they didn’t quite even make it into the park in other years.

    His chief job is the person who appears before the media. He knows the media well, and – unlike some people in the White House – he has a good relationship with much of the them.

    A few stories made it to the news this week from the world of medicine.

    No television host or president should have anything negative to say about that day that meant so much to many of us.

    It is a done deal; and outside of possible impeachment (which will not happen), there are not any reasons to even hold hearings – they are just a sham.

    Say what you want about John McCain: “Nobody perfect,” as they said in Iraq. However he did bring all people together and that is what we need now – respect. That is why he was given the honor of lying in state.

    am a Democrat, and I don’t agree with everything that Senator McCain believed in and voted for; but to say that someone who spent five-plus years in captivity is not a war hero is not giving Senator McCain what he was due.