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Born in Philadelphia, grew up on a farm, which my parents lost in the Great Depression. I suppose my political inclination began when I watched Dad ride our horse across snow-covered fields to vote for FDR. Married, three great sons, divorced. Still learning.
SHARE Wednesday, July 16, 2008 A message to Barack Obama
What's going on with Barack Obama? Is he flip-flopping? Moving to "the center"? Or just turning into another politician listening to what his advisers tell him he needs to say? In my book, he's on the wrong track on many issues.
(13 comments) SHARE Tuesday, March 4, 2008 A Fable: What the President's response to 9/11 might have been
On October 7, 2001, the U.S. began bombing Afghanistan.
Today, the Taliban are back in power in large areas of Afghanistan, opium poppy production is larger than ever, Afghan women are back in their burqas, and the fighting continues. There was a better way.
SHARE Monday, March 3, 2008 First things first: Obama sells the sizzle
Barack Obama "Sells the Sizzle." Of course the steak is important, but a detailed description of how it will be cooked isn't nearly as exciting or as activating as "the sizzle."