The toughest obstacle in scaling the mountain toward a valid life, I have come to believe, is that it has become so much of a solo climb in today’s America.
‘Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard,’ H. L. Mencken
We have actively chosen to accept and thus condone the levels of gun violence, gun injuries and gun deaths that have existed here for decades.
In the short run, better government is doomed by the people who staff it and run it. Fixing that is primarily a human resources problem.
What the fallout will be is uncertain
In Washington, the scandal isn’t what’s illegal; the scandal is what’s legal.
President Donald Trump’s abrupt dismissal of FBI Director James Comey has the potential to be a pivotal juncture for his presidency and for Congress.
Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump say it’s a great victory. Other Republicans aren’t so sure.
There are two ways of looking at public opinion about President Trump.