If I could see it, I’m sure the Senate Health Reform bill would look like my garage. It would be full of all sorts of things. Some of [...]
There are lessons to be learned from the earthquake in Haiti. As the earthquake response effort continues we see heroic efforts by individuals, organizations and governments to increase the survival [...]
I have been unable to verify that Texas’ famous Salt Lick BBQ restaurant in Dripping Springs has been closed by a government agency. This totally unfounded story comes quickly [...]
I fly several times a year, much of it international. I know my fate, when flying, is totally out of my control and I accept that. In fact I was [...]
Dear Mr. President,
Down here on Main Street, Wall Street seems far away. Is Pennsylvania Avenue even farther?
Welcome to the United States of America, land of opportunity. Here, unlike [...]
Paul Krugman of the New York Times calls the now departing decade, “Decade Zero.” My wife and I are traveling this week to visit three of our six grandchildren, and [...]
It looks like we’ve got a pretty watered down climate accord. It doesn’t provide accountability and won’t limit warming to within the two degree Celsius out-of-control climate [...]
(Recap for the reader in a hurry: a previous post defined realignment as a power shift in a two party system whereby a new and stable majority arises. Examples from [...]
This is a reprint of one of my earlier posts on health care. The issue is more timely now and I thought I would re-enter it into the discussion. The [...]
American politics and its two-party system is not a static system.
The ebb and flow of political power proceeds in fits and starts with long periods of relative stasis and [...]