Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Hillary Hits A Double

“Prosperity can’t just be for CEOs and hedge fund managers. Democracy can’t just be for billionaires and corporations.  Prosperity and democracy are part of your basic bargain. You brought this country back and now it’s time—your time to secure the … Continue reading

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Repeated Graditude

This article is almost completely “stolen” from the postings of June 6, 2011 and June 6, 2014.  I had to use quotation marks because I can’t think of a way it is physically possible to steal from myself.  Imperfect as … Continue reading

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Un-American “Patriots”

Friday is the Sabbath in Islam.  This past Friday shameful activity took place in Phoenix in the name of patriotism.  It was neither patriotic nor acceptable!

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Kicking The Roads To The Ashcan

American governmental units, particularly the Congress, are often legitimately criticized for kicking the can down the road.  Rather than take the often politically risky but prudent move of address a problem head on; after much debate, handwringing and sanctimonious rhetoric … Continue reading

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Denial To Exacerbation

A long time ago I learned that the first step in solving a problem is realizing it exists.  If you just stop and think about it for a second that makes a lot of sense.  Well, the Republicans in the … Continue reading

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4 Decades Later A Still Broken System

The biggest thing that happened last week didn’t happen last week.  It happened 40 years ago last week.  On April 30, 1975 the United States left Viet Nam.  The Viet Nam War, as we Americans refer to it, changed America … Continue reading

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Radicals In OK City

The challenge with a column like this is not finding something to write about.  Quite the contrary it is finding the resources to write about everything that I’d like to.  Today’s posting is a prime example.  I became aware of … Continue reading

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Throw The Charlatans Out

Today is going to be basically a rant day.  It will be political, redundant and unfortunately unproductive, at least in the near term.  Last Saturday night and into Sunday morning the Raleigh area experienced some high winds; not a tornado … Continue reading

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Peaking Too Soon

With the college basketball season nearing its end I am forced to recall a lesson I learned as a young coach: you want your team to be playing its best basketball just before the post-season.  Those are the games that … Continue reading

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An Incomplete Thought

Today I want to ponder a “What if” question.  What if the President was elected to a single eight year term versus a four year term with the possibility of winning a second four year term?  If you make my … Continue reading

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