(With apologies to Booth Tarkington)
The ‘magnificence’ of the Trumps began with Frederick Christ ‘Fred’ Trump, who acquired his wealth by building and selling housing to soldiers who returned from World War II and their families.
Their gilded splendor lasted throughout all the years that … Read More
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy
Photo Credit: U. S. Army Signal Corps photograph in the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library, Boston.
Today marks the … Read More
In the olden days (of 2017), I used to say, “every week”; ridiculous! Every DAY, Trump and/or his administration face some new potential legal or ethical issue. Here’s the latest rundown:
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke –
According to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington… Read More
“Tomorrow the migrants… are more than two months away — if any of them actually come here, but tomorrow is one week before the midterm election, which is what all of this is about.” – Shepard Smith, FOX News anchor, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
Shepard … Read More
Eighteenth century French philosopher Voltaire once observed, “Common sense is not so common.”
In Washington, it’s virtually extinct.
But if you travel Northwest to Columbus, Ohio, you will find one man who reflects the kind of practical intelligence we need right now.
In case anyone … Read More
As Mr. Lichtman’s recovery specialist, he asked if I would I apprise his readers as to his health and welfare.
As many of you who have followed Jim’s commentaries over the past eighteen months know, he has spent an ungodly amount of time examining and … Read More
The words and actions of this unprecedented president, and his cronies continue to chip away at our most fundamental values.
Carter Page –
After the release of a 400-page FBI document, Page, a “campaign advisor” to the Trump campaign, declared that he was not an … Read More