Category Archives: leadership

Speaker Race Could Hinge on Who Agrees to Change the Rules

By Lindsey McPherson of Roll Call House members have an ultimatum for those who covet the top spot: No changes, no gavel. Frustration has grown among rank-and-file members for years as leadership usurped decision-making power from committees. Lawmakers have pushed … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Democrats, House of Representatives, leadership, Republicans

10 Democratic rising stars to keep an eye on in the post-Pelosi era

By Chris Cillizza of CNN Politics abhors a vacuum. So I reached out to a handful of the close observers of House Democratic politics and asked them for names of current members who could, should or will step into the … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, House of Representatives, leadership

American Collapse isn’t Just Economic and Political — It’s Moral and Ethical, Too

Or, Why Kim Kardashian Gets Ten Times the Attention of Kids in Cages in Camps By Umair Haque in Eudaimonia Unique in the world — perhaps unique in history — Americans appear perfectly content to watch their kids massacre each other in schools, to watch … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Controversial, leadership, Parents, Politics

Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?

(When this article was published in Rasmussen Reports on May 25, 2018, the Singapore summit had been cancelled. A less bellicose U.S. scrambled to reschedule the summit. It worked but serves as a lesson that rude verbal attacks can lead … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, leadership, North Korea, Politics, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

John McCain Battles Donald Trump With His Dying Breaths

By Frank Bruni of the New York Times Senator Lindsey Graham once described his friend John McCain as someone who would “run across the street to get in a good fight.” McCain’s final battle came straight to him. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Donald Trump, Duty, John McCain, leadership, New York Times, Politics, Republicans, United States