I will be hosting my final Women’s Issues Conference on Saturday, September 13 at 9 a.m. at nearby Washington-Lee High School in Arlington. We will hear from keynote speaker Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress. Named one of the “Most Influential Women in Washington” by National Journal, […]
How painfully ironic that in the so-called “war on terrorism,” the U.S. finds itself at war with its own dark side....
After the Cold War there was hope for a new order – one of peace and prosperity. If 2014 proves one thing – it...
For those following the world oil production situation, it has been clear for some time that the only factor keeping...
As 100th anniversary commemorations fade recalling the Guns of August (the title of Barbara Tuchman’s Pulitzer Prize winning history of World War I) that triggered the deadliest tandem of wars in the history of the planet – far less acknowledged in the U.S. than in Europe, even though the combined […]Read more ›
Prior to the killing of 18-year old Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, the world was abuzz with Hillary Clinton’s disparaging comments in the Atlantic about President Barack Obama. For example, she derided Obama’s foreign policy principle of, “Don’t do stupid stuff.” She also called his decision not to […]Read more ›
It’s been nearly 80 years since President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act to protect a generation of Americans whose hard work and savings were wiped out during the Great Depression.Read more ›
As Americans we like to think of ourselves as living in a First World country – but we have a Third World rail system. America’s fastest passenger train is Amtrak’s Acela, which reaches a pathetic top speed of 150 miles per hour. However, the average train speed is a glacial […]Read more ›
Robin Williams was far more than a comic, he was a true genius who was able to reach deep into our souls and move us like few others. Such capability seldom comes without a high price. His best roles were not comic, at all, but compassionate and revolutionary. His best […]Read more ›