Visiting (Again) Flyover Country…

I’ve spent the last two weeks on a 3,000 mile road trip through nine very rural western and southwestern states – flyover country for...

The Senator from McCook

I took a political pilgrimage last week to an out-of-the-way little town in my native state. I’ve taken similar trips in the past to...

George Kennan

You can be forgiven if you’ve never heard the name George F. Kennan. If you’re under 50, didn’t fixate, as many of us did, on the daily...

Oil and Water

I don’t normally pay a great deal of attention to the political opinions of Hollywood personalities. So I confess I missed the initial...

Unique Among 50

The great Nebraska Senator George Norris (that’s him in the photo) had many ideas during his long years of public service. His ideas and...