A State of Emergency…

The only conceivable path Donald Trump has to re-election next year is to continue to fire up faithful fans by invoking his dystopian...

Renewing America…

“Are immigrants good for the economy? “In the debate over immigration reform, we come back to this argument again and again. The answer...

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor…

– – – – – It says something about the state of American politics that the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers makes more sense on the...

Occam’s Razor…

“We could still imagine that there is a set of laws that determines events completely for some supernatural being, who could observe the...

Not the Party of Lincoln

Lincoln’s Social and Economic Policy In one year of his presidency, 1862, Lincoln signed four nation changing acts. One was the Homestead...

Death of a Consensus

The consensus did not mean that the “site,” as locals call it, would ever be free from controversy. Then-Gov. John V. Evans, a Democrat,...