Most often the Sunday article covers the biggest political story of the week just ended. Well, they are simply coming to fast and furiously to determine one as the biggest. Separating them is also another challenge. Also the volume is overwhelming to the point that too many stories get little or no coverage despite their impact. Today I will use a slightly different format of “quick hits” more like one of the many “catch up” articles. Upon commencement I already know one day will be woefully inadequate so this is effectively Part I and Monday’s article will be Part II. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Day Is Inadequate
Well today’s article is somewhat of a continuation of yesterday’s article because; Oh boy did a lot happen while I was “away”. I’m certain to still be incomplete but let’s continue to explore. Continue reading Oh Boy!
Today is Election Day for the off year of 2017. The big race that everyone will be watching the results of tonight is the contest between Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie for the Governorship in Virginia. I’m home in North Carolina as I write this article having spent the vast majority of my recent trip in Northern Virginia. Let’s explore what I observed in the Old Dominion State where people cheer for the University of Virginia Cavaliers. Continue reading Cavalier Negative
When you write political op-eds you generally try to be rather timely. Nobody likes to read last month’s news. There are also those little tidbits that get stuck in your mind but don’t constitute enough material to build a full article around without getting excessively wordy and boring. Well the stars aligned for me and therefore today’s article is a collection of snippets that have been on my mind for a while. Let’s explore. Continue reading Some Random Thoughts And Things That Confuse Me
I’m not that different from the cartoon character you see with an angel sitting on one shoulder and a devil on the other both whispering contradictory instructions into the ear adjacent to them. This became abundantly clear to me Monday night as I watch footage of demonstrators pulling down a confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina. Let’s explore. Continue reading Between The Ears