Watching the news over the past two weeks, I've been reminded of a conversation I had 31 years ago (so long that it makes me wish I could claim that I was 12 at the time). I was managing a(n ultimately successful) campaign for a seat in Congress. One day, I rang up a friend … Continue reading Short, Sweet and True
I'm breaking my promise to stop writing about politics, but I'll be very brief. Please take a minute to read this story, which aired today on CBS Sunday Morning. Read story here! This is exactly what I was talking about in my last post. A moderate Republican congressman proposes a budget that would "slash spending … Continue reading An Example of What I Described in My Last Post
This is my last pre-election post, and hopefully my last about politics for quite a while. It's long and I apologize, but please bear with me. Almost everyone I know complains that our campaigns are conducted largely through negative, personally-oriented TV ads and that our elected officials pursue the agendas of some set of “special … Continue reading Who Dealt This Mess?