Not yet one week into his presidency Donald Trump is showing the same authoritarian, impulsive, mendacious, and dangerous tendencies he has exhibited throughout his business life and brief political career. The difference now is that he is in charge of […]
“…The immediate election [of the President of the United States] should be made by men most capable of analyzing the qualities adapted to the station, and acting under circumstances favorable to deliberation, and to a judicious combination of all the […]
The shooting in Orlando has exposed a deep and underlying ugliness in America, one that is defined by partisanship, hatred, racism, and intolerance. Unfortunately, no political party has a monopoly on purity, and in this post I explore how the horrible massacre of 50 people in a night club speaks to a much bigger problem. I’m too much in shock and sadness to come to any conclusions, so don’t expect that from this post. View it instead as a rambling meditation on the present state of affairs.