Democrats Have Been a War Party for a Hundred Years

The only Democrat in the last century who did not bomb anyone was Jimmy Carter.* The Democrats have been a war party since Woodrow Wilson, a hundred years ago. The only real effort to change that was in 1968 with the campaigns of Eugene McCarthy and Bobby Kennedy. The anti-war wing of the party was…

Jill Cannot Win, But We Can Grow the Greens

In all of American history there has never been a third party candidate elected to the presidency. The closest a third party ever came to capturing the White House was in 1912, when Teddy Roosevelt led the Bull Moose (Progressive) party. Even though he was a former president and a national hero, he was unable…

Thought Of The Day. September 7, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…