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SPECIAL NOTICE: RECOMMENED READING ADDITION

I just added A World In Disarray by Richard Haass to the Recommended Reading Section.  Dr. Haass is a bit right of center but this book proves liberals can learn from conservatives (and I certainly believe vice versa).  He mainly deals in his area of expertise:  foreign policy.  There are lessons to be learned from this work and I agree with most of his geopolitical observations and analysis.

When he ventures into domestic policy our thinking parts ways as would be expected since we are of different political philosophies.  In his deserved defense, Haass is not afraid to criticize Presidents of either Party.

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The other day I had another youthful flashback caused by American politics. Since 9/11 we talk about connecting the dots to find the answers we seek. Every day we are presented with multiple dots that don’t bode well for the Trump administration. With a little poetic license I will call them polka dots. That brought to mind Brian Hyland’s 1960 song, Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Polkadot Bikini. Let’s explore. Continue reading Insufficient Material