Discernment: Which Candidate has it and why is it important?

Discernment is the quality of being able to grasp what is obsure; the power to see what is not evident to the average mind; the act of exhibiting keen insight and good judgment; the keenness and accuracy of mental vision; the capacity of tracing out minute distinctions. Certainly this is one of … Continue reading

Why Americans Never Vote for What They Really Want

Every now and then, I tune in to Spiegel Online to see what the europeans think of us and our election process. I especially enjoy articles by Gabor Steingart, Speigel’s editor of West Wing: The Battle for the White House. Steingart believes the US electorate apparently suffers from multiple personality … Continue reading

She’s “Havin a Good Time!”

I had the opportunity to have breakfast with Hillary yesterday at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco . . . together with about 400 other Hillary supporters and volunteers. We were fortunate to have her here in San Francisco when we know her work right now is in Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

Hillary, Reassessed

Richard M. Scaife, owner of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, who has often criticized Hillary and her campaign, takes a second look after an intensive 90 minute interview which the NY Times reported on here. If you’re still not sure that Hillary will be the next president of the United States, take a … Continue reading

Has Anyone Noticed?

Has anyone noticed that Hillary is thriving? One certainly wouldn’t get this impression from the mainstream media or the progressive blogosphere. It’s the usual Hillary bashing magnified. Now they hold her singularly responsible for deconstructing the democratic party. Why doesn’t she just drop out and get it over with? Well, … Continue reading

The Red Phone in Black and White

Today’s New York Times contained an Op Ed article by Orlando Patterson, a professor of sociology at Harvard and author of several books on race in America. The article was about the 3 a.m. ad and the Clinton Campaign. I was stunned by this article. It literally took my breath … Continue reading