Where politics is personal not partisan

The (Latest) Push to End Gerrymandering

June 22, 2017 0

Democrats have finally noticed how many seats the Republicans have won in the past few elections, and are laying the blame squarely on gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is back in the news again. Just like the weather, it’s one of those topics […]

Was That Make America Great – or Hate – Again?

June 21, 2017 0

Is America getting better, or worse? We need a lot more “great” and much less “hate.” Like many people, I end up reading a mind-numbing array of headlines on a daily basis – most of them featuring the depravity of […]

Iran’s Impasse and the “Sanctions Black Hole”

June 20, 2017 0

The current plan for sanctions against Iran leaves the regime between a proverbial rock and hard place, since its choices are comply or die. The adoption of “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017” by the United States Senate has […]

For Profit is the Origin and Future of Education

June 16, 2017 0

Americans are willing to apply free market principles to many things, but they distrust for profit education. Is that harming our higher education system? In spite of the protests of many, the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is announcing some […]

Scot-itude – Politics, Society, and Compassion

June 16, 2017 0

A lack of compassion in society is not new, but solidarity exists too. Has the Trump- era helped to bring people together, and challenge bad behavior? There is a serious lack of compassion in our contemporary society — period. That […]

Americans and the Problem of Mental Health

June 15, 2017 0

Americans are facing an inconvenient truth, but it has nothing to do with our planet and everything to do with mental health. When I determined that I definitely had to write on this topic, I let my fingers do the […]

The Iran Opportunity Before the Arab World

June 15, 2017 0

A new US president has symbolized a new foreign policy, particularly when it comes to dealing with Iran. The US is resetting the table, both militarily and diplomatically. During the election campaign, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pledged to focus his second […]

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