SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENDED READING ADDITION

I just added How Civil Wars Start: And How To Stop Them by Barbara F. Walter to the Recommended Reading List.

University of California at San Diego Professor Walter takes a scientific look at the factors that are common in civil wars.  Like most Americans I tend to think (or is it hopefully wishing?) that it can’t happen here.  The terrifying truth is that it can.

And There Was More

The last few days have been jam packed with political news. I just spent the last two days writing about a tie for the biggest story of last week and I still had to throw in another item. That was insufficient so I will do one of my catch up style articles today. Continue reading And There Was More