Three questions continue to perplex me. Why is anyone surprised that Donald Trump is still leading the race for the GOP nomination? Why is anyone surprised that Ted Cruz is catching up? And last, why is anyone surprised that a GOP-controlled Congress passed a gallstone with a $1.1 trillion “omnibus” budget bloated with pork, pork,… [Read More]
Pope Francis addressed Congress, and in so doing he reminded the American political class that our connection to the sublime and divine is more than a simple emotional reaction. But they won’t get the message. They don’t have a heart for it.
While watching the “Concert For Valor” on HBO I noticed the capitol dome in the background. The dome is surrounded by scaffolding. The dome is undergoing a multi-year restoration effort with the stated goal of “restoring the Dome to its original, inspiring splendor and ensuring it can safely serve future generations of visitors and employees… [Read More]
My friend Vaughn posted this on his Facebook timeline. Can someone explain why congress needs to take a break in August. It is not like they have done anything to earn a break. Oh wait! I forgot they need to go home to stay in touch and listen to the people they represent. Oh wait!… [Read More]