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?
“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
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