The Coming Civil War
Nope. Not the one the political operatives are fond of talking about. Not the violent uprising of conservatives who cling bitterly to guns and Bibles against an aggressive governmental machine. Not the angry white men and the increasingly angry white women against the poor, isolated, besmirched minority groups. Not even the popular uprising that is beginning among the plantation classes within the Democratic Party. Nope. | Read More »
My Answer to the Invariable Gloating which will occur today
I will hope and pray everyday for the next four years that I have been wrong about Barack Obama. There is no one who hopes more than I do that he will turn out to be a great President.
Shades of ’93
On a night like tonight, I cannot help but reflect upon my experiences in the summer of 1993. It was at this time that I was an undergraduate living in Pittsburgh, spending my first summer away from home. Bill Clinton had just been elected the previous year, with a sizable Democratic majority in Congress. The honeymoon hadn’t yet worn off from his presidency, and the | Read More »