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.
Continue reading Nixon v. Reagan
You’ll hear it many times between now and Election Day 2024, “The American voters are smart.” Don’t believe it; the Republicans are certainly banking on them not being so.
Continue reading Hoping There Are Enough Fools
Today is a perfect day for me to do one of my catchup articles. The compelling reason for that will become apparent in tomorrow’s posting. So here we go.
Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XXVIII
The other day I ran across a quote from the last great Republican president. In my mind I coupled that with a lesson from one of my best political teachers. Together they provide a compass for the immediate past president, unfortunately he isn’t following either of them.
Continue reading Of Teddy, John And Donald
I was never trained as a journalist. I have had columns in four different newspapers over the years but they have always been opinion columns. A common task assigned to junior scribes is the writing of obituaries for famous people well in advance of their demise. I never had to do that and today is my first attempt. The “article” is basically a fill in the blanks template so that an obit can be published soon after the final “chapter”. The template is then stored away and if necessary, periodically updated.
Today’s article is a template obituary for the Republican Party.
Continue reading Article To File: The GOP Obit