James Carville is 77, a political strategist, and a popular guest on news shows. Like all of us, he’s enjoyed successes and defeats. His most spectacular achievement occurred in 1991 when he was the lead strategist during Bill Clinton’s successful bid for the White Ho
Predicting the future is difficult because it’s hard to assess how much “nostalgia” from the present or the past will be carried forward. Poland, for example, is shaping its future by taking a giant leap backward. Women’s rights recently took a hit when the country withdre
I’m all for confidence but the just turned 30, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) has an assurance that leaves me breathless. Having won a Congressional house seat from New York, she has certainly hit the ground running. But does she know the terrain, I wonder. Certainly, the number of
A while ago, a woman dropped me from her Facebook friends list. I could see it coming. She was an alt-right believer, while I was not. Simply put, our views didn’t mesh. Beliefs, like black holes, seldom emit light. Reason forces us to reevaluate ideas according to new information.
No doubt about it, a star is born. Recently, during a Congressional hearing, Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez “played a game,” with leaders of agencies that serve as government watchdogs. Common Cause was among them. The topic was about elected officials and the numb
If voters are to understand the Democratic debates in the next election, they will need to understand a “new economics” that is beloved by the political left: Modern Monetary Theory, affectionately known as MMT. I think of it as Money Magic Trick. And it isn’t new. The the
“Tax the rich.” The chant gets louder as the liberal left begins to flex its muscles Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) cites history as evidence the rich could pay more taxes. She reminds us at one point in our history the tax rate was as high as 70%. I’m no economics major, as