Today is Thanksgiving in America. I hate doing fluff type articles but I thought the holiday provided me with a perfect opportunity to fulfill that obligation while sharing one of my (many would argue few) optimistic theories with my readers. Continue reading An American Gives Thanks 2023
One of the things I did for the 2022 mid-term is pay decent attention to governors’ races for the first time in this column’s history. I’m basically an East Coast/Midwestern guy but today I want to take you far west of the Mississippi River to Arizona. Arizona is a purple state where the battle for American democracy is very much being waged. Part of preserving the America I know and love entails taking the governorship of Arizona this fall. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Katie Hobbs
The biggest American political story of last week received almost no coverage. Being an Easterner I’m not sure I even have the right to write about it. I certainly lack much in expertise and experience. But an old man is going to write about a river anyway. The story is much, much bigger than just that body of water. In fact, water is the key word.
If after reading the title you are saying, Who? I really can’t blame you. The senior U.S. Senator from Nevada is a workhorse not a show horse. Most people, even political junkies, couldn’t pick her out of a lineup and she is far, far, from a household name. She just labors and votes in the best interest of democracy, Nevada, America and the world.
Regrets. That’s something I don’t have a lot of in life; I guess I’m lucky – I refuse to think I’m that good. I have fewer still when it comes to this column. Today I want to address one of them.