Lights and Wires in a Box…

“One of the basic troubles with radio and television news is that both instruments have grown up as an incompatible combination of show...

The Loudest Voice…

“Imagine a NASCAR driver mentally preparing for a race knowing one of the drivers will be drunk. That’s what prepping for this debate is...

Defining Moments…

Truly defining moments are rare in our politics. They come around perhaps once a decade or so, but when they do occur they often signal a...

History…

A great day for America with expansion of rights for same sex couples or a bleak day where the tyranny of five activist judges trump the...

America’s Great War…

The marvelous British historian David Reynolds argues in his latest book – The Long Shadow – which explores the lasting legacies of World...

Strong Inside

I love college basketball and of course the love affair is in full blossom this time of year. My romance began in 1966 when a bunch of...

Selma: The Movie, The History

The Movie… If you haven’t seen the Oscar-nominated film Selma you should. While mostly snubbed by those who Like all films that set out...

When to Quit

One of the most difficult things to do in politics – perhaps the most difficult – is to quit. When do you cut-and-walk-away from a There...