Author Archives: bahamaderek

Out of the mouths of ‘old’ babes!

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has an annual event called ‘Storyteller Night’, where local residents are asked to tell a story from their pasts. The stories can be true or made up and can be funny, sad or inspirational. I saw it as a … Continue reading

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The NY Times tells us exactly what makes Trump who he is.

This week, two of Donald Trump’s top advisers, H. R. McMaster and Gary Cohn, wrote the following passage in The Wall Street Journal: “The president embarked on his first foreign trip with a clear-eyed outlook that the world is not … Continue reading

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It’s time for him to go!

There’s a lot we don’t know about Trump and his campaign’s ties to Russia. We know that the FBI and other agencies have been looking into any contact Trump’s campaign advisers Paul Manafort, Carter Page, and Roger Stone might have … Continue reading

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Let’s make some money together!

Of all the books I have written JAKE has received the most critical acclaim of them all. I am amazed at the wonderful reader reviews I receive almost daily, and most of them include a phrase to suggest that JAKE … Continue reading

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The Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Anthology.

  I have finally succumbed to the pressures of my friends and peers who since they discovered that I write books, have being saying to me every time unusual incidents occur, “Derek, you should write a book about that!” ‘The … Continue reading

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Don’t let Trump destroy our culture.

Public broadcasting makes our nation smarter, stronger and, yes, safer. It’s a small public investment that pays huge dividends for Americans. And it shouldn’t be pitted against spending more on improving our military. That’s a false choice. Experience has taught … Continue reading

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