We Americans often think that our political system is the best in the world. Unfortunately American government is not the … Continue reading American government is not the world’s best
I first wrote and published the first version of this essay in late 2020. I reread the original essay on … Continue reading How does history happen?
In many ways the 1960s were the beginning of the end for the US. At least that’s the way many … Continue reading The 1960s were the beginning of the end
Fintan O’Toole is a writer for the Irish Times. Over the past ten years or so he has become one … Continue reading Biden should never cooperate with the GOP
Should we punish the invaders of the Capital? Yes, I definitely think we should punish the invaders of the Capital … Continue reading Should we punish the invaders of the Capital?
It’s 5 PM in Georgia on January 5, 2020. It won’t be long before we know the early results of … Continue reading Waiting for the Georgia results
Joe Biden is in the middle of appointing his new staff right now. He is appointing cabinet members, advisors, heads … Continue reading How the presidential inner circle really works
In my opinion, today is the day we need to forget Trump and move on. The Trump Administration has finally … Continue reading We Need to Forget Trump and Move on
The other day my 16 year old granddaughter asked me what socialism was. So I wrote her an email about … Continue reading What is Socialism today
I just finished reading Kim Stanley Robinsons’s novel “The Ministry for the Future.” In my opinion, this is a great … Continue reading A Great Novel on Global Warming
The upcoming Presidential election in November will be the most contentious election America has ever held. This election could break … Continue reading This election could break America
In my last post I looked at the bright side of our environmental future. It looks very much like fossil … Continue reading The dark side of climate change
Several recent articles in the New York Times and The Atlantic Magazine point out that the rapidly growing conspiracy theory, … Continue reading Conspiracy theory or a new religion?
My Best Books and ArticlesIs it possible to change America? America has so many huge problems built into its society, … Continue reading Is it possible to change America?
Best Books and ArticlesWilliam Barr, Trump’s Chief Enabler, does more to confirm everything Trump does than to act as a … Continue reading William Barr, Trump’s Chief Enabler