A Further Perspective
by | May 26, 2020

Well, this is curious. Over here at the New York Times the editorial board has seen fit to headline this…

by | May 22, 2020

My one meeting with Ron DeSantis was substantive and extended. He and I sat next to each other for dinner…

by | May 18, 2020

When a spokesperson for my North Carolina county took to social media to announce what Gov. Roy Cooper’s office called…

by | May 13, 2020

This column was written for the News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina, which declined to publish it. The COVID-19…

by | May 12, 2020

Oops! So there was former President Barack Obama speaking to his peeps — the Obama Alumni Association. Alas if not…

by | May 10, 2020

It is clear, and has been for some time, that the November elections, in whatever form they take, will turn…

by | May 5, 2020

January 29, 1981. It was a mere nine days after President Ronald Reagan’s inauguration as president, and this day would…

by | May 3, 2020

I recall reading an account of the Passenger Pigeon Project, and a related effort called Revive & Restore, the latter…

by | May 3, 2020

Washington Democratic Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Amy Klobuchar — self-styled feminists who bought…

by | Apr 27, 2020

A dozen years ago I wrote a piece for this site entitled “Indentured Grandchildren” (August 26, 2009), in which I…

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