“E.B. White On Democracy”

Last night, I finished reading this collection of E.B. White’s writings dating from 1928 to 1976. Of course, we all recognize the name, E.B. White. I am assuming most of us know his books like “Charlotte’s Web,” “Stuart Little,” and “The Trumpet of the Swan.” Some of us will also remember White’s co-authorship with William …

Trying to Find Some Sense in the Trump Presidency – It Could Have Been Different

I will always wonder if it would have been different if Trump reacted to the Russian interference in the 2016 election as an attack on America, which it was. He would have found the support of most of us if he defended America against this foreign interference in our election. There might not even have …

It’s Not Your Mom’s and Dad’s Old GOP – Not At All

 I do not think most of the so-called “Republican base” are actually Republicans. I think they are a composite of the Tea Party and Libertarians with a strong mix of white supremacists as well as gun rights fanatics. These are not the old “Main Street” Republicans. The old Republican Party is using and is also …

The Post Election Republican Theater

I have a thought to share about the group of Republicans like Lindsay Graham and Ted Cruz, among others, that are circling the wagons around Trump. My thinking is this is not for any substantive reason, but there is a group of Republicans wanting to position themselves to inherit Trump’s base. By supporting Trump now …