Tag: political division in america

Is social media doing more harm to America than good?

Is social media doing more harm to America than good?
Today, the Wall Street Journal reports that Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, and CEO of Facebook will face lawmakers next month on the way his Silicon Valley firm protects user data. I used to represent CEOs on the Hill. A Congressional inquiry is not like cocktails at the golf club with one’s peers. An investigator I... 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 »

Why an American "Third Party" is Not a Good Idea Part 1

Why an American "Third Party" is Not a Good Idea Part 1
This is the first of two articles as to why a new political party is not a viable option.  Many of my former GOP colleagues and many Democrats are unhappy with the current state of their respective parties. The original vision of the Founders was to create a political system that each voter would judge... Read more »
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America divided

America divided
Representative Steve Scalise has undergone a third surgery to repair injuries he sustained in the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, two days ago. The hospital reports he is improved but will require additional surgeries. News reports seem to agree he will be in the hospital for a long time to come. The annual Congressional Baseball Game... Read more »