What Will It Take for Trump Supporters to See the Error of Their Ways?

Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner calls Trump's presidency "a complete disaster," but Trump seems to be holding his core supporters. I try to put myself in the mindset of people who voted for Trump and now or will soon regret it. The 1976 election was a hold-your-breath squeaker, and some people who supported Jimmy Carter over … Continue reading What Will It Take for Trump Supporters to See the Error of Their Ways?

Of King Henry II, Nixon and Trump

“Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest?” mused Henry II, and a knight seeking royal favor murdered Archbishop Thomas Becket in the cathedral at Canterbury. Nixon’s muttering led not to Canterbury, but to Watergate." -- writer John Aloysius Farrell, in a well-written, well-researched piece on the tragedy of Richard Nixon. Conservative columnist Michael Gerson … Continue reading Of King Henry II, Nixon and Trump

Generational Challenge: To Resist, Rediscover the Constitution, Bill of Rights and Rule of Law

I loved Sen. Schumer's recollection of the inspiring letter of Sullivan Ballou at #inauguration, reminding us of the importance of being a part of causes larger than ourselves. Sullivan Ballou - "Dear Sarah" - A Soldier's Farewell Letter to his Wife As if on cue, the mass marches by hundreds of thousands of women and … Continue reading Generational Challenge: To Resist, Rediscover the Constitution, Bill of Rights and Rule of Law