It used to be that both the major parties, Republicans and Democrats both wanted to do what is best for America given the framework of the Constitution and guided by the principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence. They only varied on how best to accomplish this and how fast a pace we should take in changing things.
Whatever the reason, these men and women have chosen a vocation that routinely requires sacrifice, sometime of the ultimate kind. That is why today is their day, a day for them to be proud, and the rest of us to be proud of them.
No laptop today, so no long, well thought out article. Instead, random thoughts on the situation in Europe. Maybe a few discussion topics to boot. So here goes: Obama just can't resist belittling those he disagrees with. I guess he's given up on trying to sound like a statesman. I would pay good money to … Continue reading Time to rant again.
The President has called for them, the press demands them, politicians propose them. We bloggers fancy that we engage in them, they're called 'national discussions', and the concept is so overused as to be almost meaningless.