Just Say No to Betsy DeVos

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At the risk of sounding like Donald Trump, Betsy DeVos will be a disaster. Ms. DeVos is a terrific Republican leader. She’s been effective as a pol, as a fundraiser, and as an organizer. She should stay in that realm. Her only educational training … [Read more...]

Literally But Not Seriously

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There are four ways to consider the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. The first is to take his words and actions to be literal, but not serious. I fell into that category and I was wrong. While making my voting … [Read more...]

Whack-A-Mole in the Oval Office

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The president of the United States spends most days trying to guess from which hole the elusive critter chooses to show its mangy, little head.   During the election season, both voters and candidates like to make issues and plans a big deal. What … [Read more...]

Two-Faced? I Don’t Think So

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Conflict and treachery in government service have been a part of our Republic since the Declaration of Independence took its first breath. Nothing happening today in politics is new, nor should it be shocking. Sitting Vice President Aaron Burr shot … [Read more...]

The King

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Arnold Palmer was without peer in the annals of professional golf. He was without peer, but he holds no all-time records. He was the first golfer to win $1 million in one season, but today gofers regularly win more than that in one tournament. Arnie– … [Read more...]

“There You Go Again”

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President Ronald Reagan famously used that line for the first of several times in the 1980 Presidential Debate against incumbent President Jimmy Carter. Carter began arguing the fact that former Gov. Reagan had been staging a 20-year battle against … [Read more...]

A Tale of Woe Unravels

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Aetna, Anthem, Humana, Cigna and the biggest of them all, United Health Group are up in arms. The health insurance giants say they cannot make a profit working within the confines of the Affordable Care Act. I certainly hope that sob story doesn’t … [Read more...]

Grandpa, Where Did Rock and Roll Come From?

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I’m on vacation this week, so while I’m on the beach, I thought I’d entertain you and push my most recent book, From Zero to Puberty and Other Life Stories. It’s a fun look back at baby boomers and our journey through the fifties, sixties, and … [Read more...]

In Search of Leaders

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A month ago we had a discussion about how to begin solving America’s race bias and grab for power (“History Helps Heal”, MLN, July 14, 2016). Both plague our country. We are fully aware that our economy is in need of work and our old and overused … [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s Views of America Are Wrong

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Donald Trump’s greatest asset is that he single handedly holds the ability to provide fodder for commentators at a pace we can’t possibly match. His acceptance speech last week could keep me in fresh, new topics until 2032 when Pres. Elizabeth Warren … [Read more...]