The 100-day Evaluation Folly

If there is one political narrative I have always despised it is the importance far too many people place on the “first 100 Days” of our chief executives, whether it Continue Reading →

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Shaheen, Hassan, and Hollywood follies

Last week we were blessed with two seemingly different events, the Oscars telecast and the so-called town hall sponsored by NH Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan. In reality, each Continue Reading →

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Protesters Should Not Read This Column

  If you are among those who have taken to the streets to protest President Trump, you may want to stop reading this article. From what I have seen from Continue Reading →

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Trump’s Tariff Is A Stupid Idea

The thing with writing about President Donald Trump is that he will most likely change his mind before the story comes to print. Such is the case with Trump’s latest Continue Reading →

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Trump and the Press – Round One

  As a frequent critic of just about everything, I cannot help but wonder how the next four years are going to play out. There are times when I take Continue Reading →

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Catfight in Washington Over Russian Meddling

There are a few simple facts you must understand to appreciate our latest “news” obsession, the hacking of the Democratic National Committee. The DNC is a private political enterprise. Russia Continue Reading →

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The Need For Transparency

  “Transparency is not about restoring trust in institutions. Transparency is the politics of managing mistrust.” – Ivan Krastev There used to be a time when we knew a political Continue Reading →

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Why Endorse Lesser Of Two Evils?

When faced with a problem, I sometimes ask, “What if we did nothing?” Aside from the blank stares I often get, eventually my statement gets the better of the individuals Continue Reading →

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Letter to the Editor: Name Change for the Redskins

Here is an e-mail sent to Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune after an article he published concerning a name change for the Washington Redskins. Dear Mr. Page:  I agree Continue Reading →

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Make A Difference When Remembering 9/11

What new can I add to the reflections of Sept. 11, 2001, that have not already been said? As the passage of time further separates us from the horrific events Continue Reading →

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