Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Nixon v. Reagan

This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.

Don’t let the title confuse you, this is not a Supreme Court case but rather an argument that could be had among those wondering when America started to go to Hades (PG rating) politically.

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Contrasts

One of my political pet peeves is when people say there is no difference between Democrats and Republicans. That is about as far from political reality as you can get. Today I’ll list just a few illustrations from my adulthood.

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My Lifetime Of Presdients

Today is Presidents’ Day. One of America’s minor national holidays. Most people in education, finance and government have the day off; for the rest it is a regular work day. I’m old enough to remember when we had a day off for both Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays but along the way they got consolidated and now we supposedly honors all 45 men (Grover Cleveland was counted twice in the presidential numbering “system”) who have occupied the office of the Presidency. Enough (and incomplete) history.

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The Endorsement Of Terry McAuliffe

This is an article I did not anticipate writing. Normally I do not make endorsements in off year elections but the 2021 Virginia governor contest is too important to ignore. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Terry McAuliffe