Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

Things That I Love About America: Bipartisan Friendships

One of the things that has always made our democracy viable, something that seems to be strained today, has been the ability of Americans to respect fellow Americans of differing viewpoints. American history is rich with close friendships of individuals … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Lee Atwater and the Politics of Personal Attack

Watching the second Presidential debate was a very depressing experience. Trump’s campaign for the entire election season has been a mean spirited affair based on personal attacks with little policy specifics. He said John McCain wasn’t a war hero. He … Continue reading

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Possible Speakers for the Democratic Convention

As my choice for the best Democrat was Joe Biden, I can’t be as passionate as others are in the battle taking place right now between Clinton and Obama.  Though I support Hillary, I think both candidates are good.   So … Continue reading

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The Presidency and Leadership in a Democracy

When I was in college I checked out from the library a book by Hedley Donovan, a renowned political reporter, entitled Roosevelt to Reagan.  It was written in the 1980s, and it described his experiences with 9 Presidents.     Based on that experience, Donovan made a … Continue reading

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