The Tyranny of One Party Rule…

In his brilliant little book, On Tyranny, the historian Timothy Snyder offers citizens in a modern democracy 20 lessons from 20th century...

Who Knew It Could Be So Complicated…

“More than a third of Americans believe that Medicaid is akin to welfare, with the implicit subtext that racial and ethnic minorities are...

The Art of the Miscalculation

“Hello, Bob. So, we just pulled it.” Donald J. Trump phones Washington Post reporter Robert Costa to report on the art of his failed...

Sorry, Wrong Number…Many, Many Times

The Longest Day – about the D-Day invasion of France in 1944 and was, in turn, telling his own father about the film. The old man listens...

Cuba

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn recently made their second trip to Cuba. Carter also went in 2002. Both trips,...

The Moral Test

“The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life; the children, those who are in the...