Nice Guys Finish Second

The most important decision a modern presidential candidate makes is the selection of the number two person on the ticket. While originally chosen as the second highest vote getter in the election, vice presidents today are picked to round out a deficiency seen in the future president. There have been…

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Competing for Peace

Despite my ardent passion for politics, some things are just more important. In my house, the world is placed on pause every two years while the Olympics take place. We know the competitors and their stories as we watch little else on TV. Even the home page on our computers…

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For Love of Country

It’s no secret that Donald Trump’s campaign is struggling.  His “meltdown” is TIME Magazine’s cover story this week.  You can’t turn on the news without hearing about his latest “misinterpretation” – just in the past week, it’s been “second amendment people” and “Obama founded ISIS.” And after these gaffes, Republican…

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