This is a tale of traveling woe, for sure. It’s also much more than that. My fiancé was flying out from Boston, connecting in Newark, then home to me in Indiana. She arrived extra early to accommodate the potential backup getting through TSA due to the government shutdown. She was also traveling with our new… Read More A National Emergency
The primary danger of a man like Trump is not only that he’s so self-serving that he’s willing to test the limits of democracy to promote his own interests, but he’s also so uninformed that he doesn’t even recognize that there are any limits. That’s why he’s so enamored of the world’s most brutal dictators.… Read More America’s Constitutional Crisis is at Hand by Eric Wattree
From the start it was clear that Democrats had set their sights on the House. The field of candidates was diverse and strong, a stark contrast from previous election cycles. And, surprisingly, their messaging was disciplined. They ran on ostensibly two issues: healthcare and legislative oversight on the executive branch.… Read More A Tale of Two Countries
It’s all on you, people. Two days from now, millions of people will go to the polls and decide which party is best fit to run the country. On the one side, we have a president who is shamelessly dividing a nation with the most reckless rhetoric I’ve ever heard in my lifetime. On the… Read More Get Out and Vote!
America, we cannot let this be our epitaph. We cannot let this carnival barker define us. Even now, as I write these words, Trump is holding another rally – this one in Wisconsin – to whip his base into a frenzy. … Read More America, We Cannot Let This Be Our Epitaph
When former Vice President Joe Biden took to the stage last night at the Mendel Center on the campus of Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan to the strains of Bruce Springsteen’s The Rising, it was a quintessential Joe moment. Nothing is more progressively American than the Boss. It fits the soulful, searching, scrappy… Read More Biden Drops Clues About 2020 At Lake Michigan College
We’ve seen a lot of criticism of Kanye West and a lot of criticism of those criticizing Kanye West. My criticism falls primarily on the people around President Trump. This was incompetence at its worst. A complete lack of vetting on the part of the White House. The looks on the faces of everyone in the room, from Donald Trump to Ivanka, Jared, Kelly etc said it all. This was an absolute disaster.… Read More A Little Exploitation Never Hurt, Right?