Welcome to February! Today in Iowa our country begins voting for President! Is this a great country or what?
Please take the polls at the end of this column about the Iowa caucus! 521 more words
Summary: Iran’s arrest of US sailors in their waters provides opportunity for our hawks to wave a fake bloody shirt, hoping to make the US public fear and despise Iran. 677 more words
Without a doubt, Donald Trump was the political story of 2015, showing more staying power than just about every analyst predicted. Back in mid-September (when I began pondering probabilities), I thought Trump had a 20% chance on the nomination and now give him a 30.8% (4/13) shot (chart below) with a growing risk I am too low. 1,969 more words
As a form of prudence, strategy is an important, but often neglected, dimension of American political thought, a bridge between American principles and American foreign policy objectives. 2,804 more words