Flint: A Case Study of Strategy and Analysis in Politics

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Strategy and analysis in politics is a lost art. And it may lose us Flint. Both strategy and analysis have been replaced by templates of failure. Those failures . . . → Read More: Flint: A Study of Strategy and Analysis in Politics

Trump Has Taken His Seat in the Pantheon of American Racists

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On Friday, November 20, 2015 leading Republican Presidential candidate, billionaire Donald Trump, . . . → Read More: Trump Has Taken His Seat in the Pantheon of American Racists

“Them’s Years:” 3 Montages on America’s Political Promise

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Knowing The Elements Of A Crime

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Visual memory and event memories are elements of lasting pleasure. They touch and instruct the inner heart. They shape our private and common humanity.

But visual and . . . → Read More: Spring Valley High, SC: Knowing The Elements Of A Crime

Is Hillary A Medusa Fighter?

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Rubio-Bush-Cruz is a three headed monster, hungry to eat front runners, esp. Trump and Carson. They have long term plans to savor Hillary. Can she slay these tangled vipers of poison? How . . . → Read More: Is Hillary A Medusa Fighter?

History: The Spyglass of Politics

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History allows its observers to put ideas into motion, to see patterns; to discover and track how ideas adapt and change for different purposes and new environments. You cannot . . . → Read More: History: The Spyglass of Politics

Three Pots for the Internet

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As an ordinary citizen with a passion for writing and a loyalty to the facts–and a keen interests in politics–my digital writings are generally put in one of three pots—with the lids . . . → Read More: Three Pots for the Internet

Religion and Abortion, and

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“When life begins with that horrible situation of rape, that is something God intended to happen,” said Republican candidate Richard Mourdock in Indiana (a Midwest state of farms and cities) in 2012. . . . → Read More: Abortion, Religion, and Rape: America’s Politics 2016

The GOP Is A Muddle, Their Politics A Puddle

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A muddle exists in our politics; a dark cloud lined with silver shrouds that Republicans have avowed to take down and give to the rich who are endowed . . . → Read More: The GOP Is A Muddle, Their Politics A Puddle

Sister, Can You Spare 200 Billion?

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This is the conversation taking place in America:

Brother, can you spare $100 to $200 billion?

Why?

I need to build a wall across a US border.

Why?

You should be . . . → Read More: Sister, Can You Spare 200 Billion?