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Archive for Politicians
Jun 2019 20

Democrats (and Republicans) Must at Least Pursue Impeachment Inquiries To Uncover the Whole Truth.

America stands at the crossroads of freedom and non-freedom. Will we retain the right to determine our future as a free nation or will we have our future belligerently and arbitrarily trampled afoot by persons preferring to be dictators than compassionate public servants seeking liberty and justice for all? Will we continue as a Democratic […]

Jan 2019 23

What Do You Mean Shut Down Our Government?

Will somebody please tell me how a country shuts down its government? Does shutting down the government mean that it no longer needs to exist or that government is no longer necessary? What does it mean when the President of the United States lifts the sanctions on a Russian Oligarch from a country responsible for […]

Sep 2018 25

The Problem of Absolute Power

Absolute power cannot be wielded absolutely forever. The exercise of power in institutions and organizations in any social order can spawn the catabolic elements of its own demise, for within the matrix of power’s workings are the tendencies of human beings to exceed the limits of power  particularly in their coercive attempts to maintain and […]

Mar 2018 21

“To Uphold and Defend the Constitution of the United States Against all Enemies Foreign and Domestic.” So, Help Us God!

An oath is a solemn promise. The following is the oath of office taken by members of Congress of the United States of America: I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and […]

Jun 2017 29

“There’s Nothing Worse Than Wasted Talent”

I’ll never forget the famous line in the movie by one of my favorite actors, Robert De Niro, in his directorial debut, A Bronx Tale: “There’s nothing worse than wasted talent.” Everybody has a talent which he or she uses for better or worse. And yes, there are some people appearing to have no talent […]

Jun 2017 01

Hillary Clinton May Feel Cheated As May Many Other Americans

Numerous political pundits have lamented Hillary Clinton’s comments about what went wrong in the 2016 presidential election. She has a right to express her feelings and all the media banter about the damage she doing to the Democratic Party by being a sore loser and a whiner is political codswallop. These put downs are not […]

May 2017 26

Great Moral Leaders and Nations Face And Overcome Great Moral Crises.

I keep repeating this statement wherever I go. Leadership is the key to America’s future. When leadership fails, the enterprise of democracy fails. When leadership fails to show moral courage in times of great moral crises the entire nation or organization risks going to hell in a hand basket. In the history of fallen empires […]

Nov 2014 06

The Big Hurt. Democrats Need More “Umph” in their Messaging.

In the words of my beloved uncle Bo, the Republicans put a “hurt” on the Democrats in the mid-term elections, and many commentators have cited a whole boatload of reasons for the thrashing. The following thoughts and my own thoughts are offered as part of what went wrong. Forty five percent of Americans did not go to the […]

Nov 2013 19

Let us Now Heal the Great City of Detroit

The restoring of Detroit will be a template for the restoration of America. But, before we can restore, we must first acknowledge our pain and begin healing our wounds. There are many people who are hurting in this town. They have been wounded by the politics of crime and punishment that have devastated their families and communities, […]

Sep 2013 05

A MESSAGE WITHIN A MESSAGE – “Doing Democracy”

“You don’t speak about democracy, you ‘do’ democracy.”                                              Joaquim Chissano, Former President Mozambique Let me say from the outset that, as a rule, I stay away from offering opinions and judgments about international […]

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