During a television interview about partisan politics, Republican, David Gergen, said a great divide existed between the Republican Party in the Watergate era and the one that exists today. The difference, and I paraphrase here, is that Watergate Republicans put the country before t
One of the difficulties for Constitutional literalists, those who seek to interpret our laws according to the intentions of our founding fathers, is that the country these men created no long exists. As Gareth Sitaraman writes in “Divided We Fall,” those leaders lived in
Unlike a declining number of people on the planet, I can remember when my life wasn’t documented. I can recall researching the subject of ear wax at the library without finding my mailbox stuffed the next day with discount coupons for drops or scrapers to facilitate its removal.
Rural America must be wondering if either the Republicans or Democrats represent them. The loss of jobs in their areas has caused disruptions of epic proportions. (Blog 4/4/2013) Despite President Donald Trump’s assurances he will restore opportunities for blue-collar workers,