Tag: nationalism

Is America quitting the world stage?

Is America quitting the world stage?
“Winners never quit, and quitters never win,” spoken by the great Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi, was stenciled on the wall of our High School locker room. At the time I thought it was just something the coaches had painted on the walls to make us feel guilty about our abysmal win/loss records. We... Read more »

Will we remain a House Divided?

Will we remain a House Divided?
This morning there are news reports that Speaker Paul Ryan confirmed with associates that he is not running for reelection. In response to the story broken by Axios, the Ryan team announced that the 48-year-old Speaker of the House would be retiring in January. It appears that so will many of his colleagues, although many... Read more »

America’s gathering storm

America’s gathering storm
I’m from the American Midwest. During the heat of our humid summers, we often see storms gather across our vast prairie. So flat one can see for nearly forever, we see them in the distance as they grow into monsters that charge across the plain in horrible fury. We go about our business, but we... Read more »
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Leaving the GOP and becoming a Democrat has been the best decision of my political life

Leaving the GOP and becoming a Democrat has been the best decision of my political life
It was 109 days ago I made the decision to join the Democratic Party. I left the GOP 13 months earlier when Donald Trump won the Republican nomination for President. As I wrote in my article, “44 years a Republican, 1 year an Independent, today I’m joining the Democratic Party,” leaving one’s political party is... Read more »