Posts tagged "Obama"

Always good to have a fallback position

Always good to have a fallback position
I have not set the curve for electing presidents. I often champion underdogs, or in the case of George McGovern, my first presidential vote-hopeless candidates. Steve and I often cancel each other’s vote.  Both of us are “mind our own business” types where  government would seek to judge and curb human choices.  We separate on... Read more »

Countdown

Countdown
Will we be kinder after the election?  Quieter? Less polarized? I am a news junkie, but I am turning from the chatterboxes on TV.  Polls, polls and more polls.  The process of electing a president has degraded into clatter.  We could be reading about the viability of the proposals proffered. We could be verifying the... Read more »

No matter your politics, these words resonate...

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. It is a chance to pause, and to pay tribute – for students to learn of the struggles that preceded them; for families to honor the service of parents and grandparents; for citizens to reflect upon the sacrifices that have been made in pursuit of a more perfect union. For history... Read more »
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