In real life, I’m about to turn 70, or someone who looks a lot like me in the mirror in the morning is about
Change has to be thoughtful and deliberate. That is largely consistent to the ways in which introverted people operate. So, to all of my fellow people who spend much of their time on the introverted side of the continuum, consider trying to find ways to engage in politics and still be in your comfort zone.
28-year smart fourth graders visited election headquarters. They asked some very challenging and creative questions about voting.
Of course, I would be amiss if I didn’t mention the Gray Lady of liberalism herself, The New York Times. On Sunday they came out in support of not one, but TWO candidates for Democratic nominee: Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. Here’s some choice bits from their so-reasonable-it’s-actually-insane reasoning:
Why does McConnell have so much power? Hint: although his persona can be very intimidating, the real reason why he strikes fear in the hearts and minds of Americans is not because of who he is. It is because of the power that has been bestowed upon him as the current majority leader of the Senate, power granted through the rules adopted by all one-hundred members of the U.S. Senate.
By October 1, 2020, anyone wanting to fly domestically, or gain legal admittance to a government facility or a nuclear power plant needs to
America’s infrastructure is a mess. Whether you live in a city, a suburb, a small town, a village, or a rural area, you don’t
I’ve been teaching political science full time at a community college for the last 18 years. And though I still love it, it’s gotten
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which was the first time man walked on the moon. December 11th, 1972 was the last time that man set foot on the moon. This means that it has been over 45 years since man last walked on the moon.
I wrote most of this essay on the day (12/29/2019) of the last Loop Trolley ride. For those outside of St. Louis, the Delmar Loop is a famous cultural street, connecting University City with the City of St. Louis proper. Revitalized in the late twentieth century primarily by local entrepreneur Joe Edwards, it was voted one of ten “Great Streets in America” by the American Planning Association in 2007.