The Short Memory of Republican Obstructionists

Today’s Republicans are complaining loudly about two things. They say the level of political obstruction and vitriol are unprecedented in our history. Never before, they say, has a party made such an effort to discredit and defeat another party’s people and goals. For them to make such a statement, one must either have been struck […]

Trump To Meet Kim. What to Expect

While I find the potential for talks between the U.S. and North Korea very interesting and even promising, I also harbor a good share of skepticism if not cynicism. Kim Jong Un has far more to gain and less to lose than we do. President Donald Trump is taking a calculated risk in thinking that […]

A List of Who’s Who in the Russia Investigation

Each day we hear names like Nunez, Papadopolous, Schiff, and Wray. All of them are connected in one way or another with the Investigation into Russian involvement in our 2016 Presidential election. Because we hear the names and “Russian investigation,” so often we have become inured to the story. In case you didn’t notice, the Russian […]

A Short Blog on Patriotism

Patriotism is a commonly heard word, but I wonder how many people give it serious thought. What does the word mean to you? As I considered writing this blog I came to realize that it is not only an important word, it has great depth. Being a patriot is more than showing respect for a […]