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
History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. I’ve been trying to figure out why our current political moment feels so familiar and the answer has been there the whole time. We never stopped fighting the 2016 campaign, the names of the characters have changed but the dynamics haven’t, nor have the issues.
Whether Hunter Biden’s behavior was ethically dubious is a fair question (it was) or if President Trump’s actions were an abuse of power (they were) is a discussion for a different day. Yesterday according to most whip counts, the House has the votes to impeach the President of the United States and it looks like they will. So, what might come next?
There aren’t that many perks to attending a school in northeast Missouri. The winters are bitterly cold, there seem to be more tornadoes, and
Why is it that virtually all of the candidates have “stories” that seem to make their personal achievements seem remarkable beyond believability. If they are not rags to riches, they are victim to forgiver.
John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize winning book (with much help from speechwriter Ted Sorensen) , Profiles in Courage, focused on eight white men (yes,
In his autobiography Robert C. Byrd: Child of the Appalachian Coalfields he said “I know now I was wrong. Intolerance had no place in America. I apologized a thousand times … and I don’t mind apologizing over and over again.”
Togo is not Tonga. I had not thought about either of those tiny nations until, literally, yesterday, when I wrote a post about a
Ralph Northam is still governor of Virginia, though it seemed that he would be run out on a rail when the story or stories of him being blackface surfaced on Friday, Feb. 1. Just about every progressive with a PC bone in his or her body called for him to immediately resign.
Imagine that you are applying for a job that doesn’t start for nearly 700 days and during that time you can’t do anything to prepare yourself mentally, psychologically and physically for the challenges.