Democracy is under attack, primarily in America and Europe. Simultaneously the situation in Ukraine grows more dire by the hour. The two are intertwined. I can hear many American voices saying, “Why should I care?” or, “Why should we get involved?”. The answer is because rather you realize it or not Ukraine matters
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
On January 2nd I published an article entitled, Donald Trump Is On The Fall Ballot. The title tells you pretty much all you need to know and if you haven’t already, you can go back and read it. Cherished friend and loyal reader Jeff McKnight posted a great remark that reads in part “…I think the Democrats should be focusing on Marjorie Taylor Greene, Paul Gosar, Matt Gaetz et al…Is this what you want your country to look like?” Jeff has an important point and I want to expand on it for a few paragraphs.
Last week my end of the political spectrum went wild raving about an article entitled, January 6 Was Practice, that Barton Gellman wrote for The Atlantic. I thought it was good, perhaps very good. It was (by design) too long for most Americans. I read it in its entirety and the last two sentences still haunt me days later. Continue reading 2 Sentences
There was a lot of pro-life talk from self proclaimed conservatives last week. In my mind it was mainly hypocrisy in action.