Posted in History

Peace on Christmas Eve

On this day in 1814, just in time for Christmas,The Treaty of Ghent is signed, ending the War of 1812 between the US and the…

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Posted in Election 2020 Politics

Pelosi Will Thwart Trump’s Attempted Coup

Now that all of the battleground states have certified their election results, the Trump legal team of Howard, Fine and Howard are left with two…

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Posted in Domestic Issues Op-Ed Politics

This Too Shall Pass

Maybe I’m imagining it, but I believe I’m detecting a pattern. It seems that we Americans often reflect the personalities of our national leaders. Not…

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Posted in Economy Election 2020 Headlines

It Was Never About the Economy, Stupid.

In 1992, James Carville coined a phrase that has become famous over the last three decades: “It’s about the economy, stupid.” Then governor Bill Clinton…

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Posted in Election 2020 Health Opinion Politics

Beware Democrats, the Hunger Games Are Coming

Dana Milbank has an op-ed in The Washington Post that could well serve as both a bumper sticker and epitaph for the Trump presidency. It’s titled, aptly enough, “Tomorrow…

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Posted in History Human Interest

McCarthyism Dies with Barely a Breath

On this day in 1954, Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) is firmly rebuffed and eventually finished by courtly U.S. Army general counsel Joseph Welch on national…

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