Reflections on Impeachment

  I must confess that I have not been following the impeachment trial on television.  It is incredibly repetitious and boring, and I pray that it will be over soon. I do not doubt the truth of some of the charges leveled against our President.  Trump wanted the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens, and […]

Throw Up Your Hands

On the day after Christmas I gathered with about twenty other senior citizens for our weekly forum. It is an eclectic group of men ranging in age from 55 to 90-plus. Subjects for discussion are wide ranging, and occasionally we venture into the hot topic of current politics. Both liberal and conservative viewpoints are represented, […]

Bloomberg

Yesterday there was news that Michael Bloomberg is considering a run for the Presidency.  Obviously, to do this, he will have to compete with other Democrats for the party’s nomination.  It is late, but if Bloomberg should garner sufficient support among rank and file Democrats it could have a profound effect on the next election.  […]

Bring Back the Whigs!

The Whig Party was active in the United States from the 1830s until 1860. It was formed in opposition to the policies of President Andrew Jackson, and for the next twenty years it was the major opposition to the Democratic Party.  Two of its candidates, William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor, were elected President. In […]

Vote!

Election primaries are almost over in the several states, and in November we will have an important general election.  All elections are important, of course, but I will be very interested to see the results of this one. As good citizens we have a right and a responsibility to vote, and I hope we exercise […]