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The MAGA-Ukraine Link..

February 17, 2024 Heather Cox Richardson Feb 18   READ IN APP   Although few Americans paid much attention at the time, the events of February 18, 2014, in Ukraine would turn out to be a linchpin in how the…Continue Reading →

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As we see the start of the 2024 election cycle in Iowa where Evangelicals are said to be Dominate.

Let’s take a look at this from a personal perspective. I personally am witness to what I am saying herein. My grandfather grew up in the Amish faith and my parents and their siblings raised me my siblings and all…Continue Reading →

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The Fourth Turning and the 2024 Election

October 6, 2023 The popular new book, “The Fourth Turning is Here” by Neil Howe, lays out some interesting parameters for the two coming elections that will occur during what he believes the Fourth Turning period 2021 to 2033 entails….Continue Reading →

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Republicans in Trouble on Climate Change

About 20 minutes into Wednesday’s Republican presidential nominee debate, the Fox News anchors turned things over to a college student with a pertinent question. “Polls consistently show that young people’s No. 1 issue is climate change,” said Alexander Diaz, chair…Continue Reading →

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Biden’s Announcement

April 25, 2023 Heather Cox Richardson Apr 26 Exactly four years after he announced he would challenge then-president Donald Trump for the leadership of the United States, President Joe Biden today announced his reelection campaign, along with running mate Vice…Continue Reading →

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Economic Recovery Happening

A headline in the New York Times today read: “Factory Jobs Are Booming Like It’s the 1970s.” The story explained that more money in the hands of consumers thanks to federal stimulus spending, along with a new skepticism of stretched…Continue Reading →

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Maga Republicans

Last week’s Supreme Court bombshell introduced two new terms into Joe Biden’s presidential rhetoric. One was abortion; the other may shape his election-year prospects more. That term is “MAGA Republicans,” which Biden embroidered with “extreme” but, significantly, not “Donald Trump.”…Continue Reading →

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An Emergency NATO membership meeting is called for….

My view is that the four reasons that Ukraine’s membership in NATO has been held back have been negated by Putin’s moves tonight. It is time for an emergency NATO meeting, sanctions will not get the job done quickly enough…Continue Reading →

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Return to Libertarianism

FEBRUARY 2, 2022 By Samuel Goldman Do you remember the “libertarian moment”? I wouldn’t blame you if not. For a few years around the end of the Obama administration, though, it looked as if the right just might coalesce around…Continue Reading →

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I HAVE BEEN WAITING.

I have held my tongue waiting for the first year of the Biden initiative to go into the record books, a lot has happened but so much remains to be done. My first comment… Biden is getting old, just a year…Continue Reading →

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The Value of Everything

One book that we like as a good basis for looking at inequality

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Elections results reflect where the people are, not the candidate.

Obama didn’t win because he was a great orator or had great ideas, the people wanted an end to the ill conceived response of Bush to 9/11. Trump won because blue collar workers were angry being ignored in the rush…Continue Reading →

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A Little Perspective this Morning

I think party leaders are putting way too much emphasis on electability. Virtually any Democrat could beat Trump. Wringing of hands by old timers, like Carville, the search for the perfect candidate does not inspire confidence. The candidates don’t need…Continue Reading →

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