They call Uruguay the Switzerland of South America. That particular shoe fits … except, last I checked, Switzerland had no world-class beach resorts.
As a witness to the 1954 shooting of five congressmen, I was shaken momentarily. Now, 64 years later, the terrible tragedy at Parkland depresses me profoundly.
Fear is employed constantly by the government to gain public support for the massive U.S. police state surveillance system now in place.
President Donald Trump may not realize it, but he may be afflicted with an inherent belief in “othering,” a sort of logic that dehumanizes or devalues opposed people.
Many investors and bankers act as though there is no day of reckoning, while American politicians cut taxes when the national debt nears $21 trillion.
What force galvanized that unique American unity that, with our allies, combined to defeat the Japanese and Nazi aggressors?
Almost all Fed chairs have been economists. But the chair named by President Donald Trump isn’t an economist — and that could be disastrous for our economy.
The ability to determine truth from falsehood is essential. But in an age of tweets, fake news and digital subversion, truth is elusive.