Here’s what keeps me awake at night: Our country looks like it is close to being in real peril, and we aren’t paying the right kind of attention. I’m not a fan of hyperbole or overblown, the-sky-is-falling dramatics. But in the past when candidates I haven’t supported have been elected to office, whether it’s a governorship, a Congressional seat or a Presidency, I’ve always felt … Continue reading Where Donald Trump and Neville Chamberlain Cause My Insomnia
I wanted to put some distance between the election and putting some thoughts together about Hillary. I didn’t want to write in the immediate emotion of the aftermath – and it was a very emotional time for many women, and continues to be. This isn’t an epitaph, because Hillary’s story isn’t finished. It’s only an assessment about what I think her legacy might include – … Continue reading The Once and Future Hillary
Until a few years ago, over the span of my life I’ve lived in a house with a subscription to either Newsweek or Time, and frequently both simultaneously. My mom and dad wouldn’t have considered living without one or the other. They also subscribed to the two local Cincinnati daily papers (back in the days when there were two Cincinnati daily papers), a weekly paper … Continue reading Be Patriotic, Challenge a Marriage, Whatever. Just Subscribe.
Bear with me, please. This is going to be a long one, and I apologize in advance. One week after Election Day, the Washington Post published an article entitled “Trump leases his D.C. hotel from a government agency he’ll soon be in charge of”, by Steven L. Schooner and Daniel I. Gordon. Mr. Schooner is a professor of government procurement law at George Washington University … Continue reading Ethics (or Lack Thereof) May Haunt Trump’s DC Hotel