Category: Latest

Latest

What Scrooge Teaches Millennials

This is the fourth in a series. If you haven’t, please read part 1, part 2, and part 3.  Because so many school systems have driven great English literature out of students’ hands and minds, it’s possible that some kids never read Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.  If you’ve never read this classic, please do …

2012 Election, Latest

Why Can’t the Establishment Fix America’s Problems?

America has but one political party capable of winning races on a scale large enough to change government practices: the Republican Party. When the GOP takes Washington (or Jefferson City), things don’t seem to get better. Wonder why? Let’s take a little stroll down memory lane. “To secure the nomination, the Dewey forces spent money …

Latest, Tea Party News

Don’t Commit the 7 Deadly Sins of Movements

Maybe you scoffed at the headline.  Maybe you didn’t see it.  Maybe you’re in denial.  Or maybe you just don’t care what other people think. If you want to stop the slide  into irrelevancy (and the Tea Party movement is far down that path), then pay attention. If, however, you like the screaming in wilderness, stop reading …

Latest

MoveOnUp.org was never supposed to happen

This weekend, MoveOnUp.org held its first conference. The location was the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the airport. The event launched the Sherman T. Parker Scholarship for African-American Political Science students. But that’s not the big story. The big story is this:  MoveOnUp.org has cheated history. Why “cheated?” Because the past 50 years of American liberal …