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Born in Newton KS in 1943. Educated at U of Kansas and U of Chicago, PhD in sociology. Developed and wrote computer programs for statistical research, for dental clinics, medical clinics, hospitals. Retired in 2003. Lives in Hannibal MO (my wife's hometown). Active in local Democratic politics. Current interests/areas of study include social and economic policy, election integrity, framing political messages, radiation hazards created by nuclear power, and the multiple catastrophic ecological consequences of global warming producing climate change.
Obama's Covert Contracts and the Party of "No"
Covert Contracts give away crucial agenda items and get nothing in return. Covert contracts are training the Republicans to keep on saying "No." Each time they say "No," they get a better offer.