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Archive for Politicians
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 […]

Jan 2013 24

” What About Politics as a Covenant with Every American?”

Politics in American Representative Democracy is essentially a covenantal process whereby elected representatives promise to serve, protect and uphold the Constitution of the United States of America for all the American people. It is the moral, political and even religious obligation of persons elected to public office to galvanize as many resources as possible to help all the people they can in all the ways they can as long […]

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