A New Supreme Theme for the Election

Winston Churchill once insisted: “Take this pudding away—it has no theme.” The campaign for the Presidency now has a theme. Too bad. First, too bad because its origin resulted from death—a single death, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Prior to the Justice’s death the theme...

The Power of Wisdom

Montana really is different. It hides from the cities and offers up topographical majesty.  My wife and I had the recent good fortune of residing for a few days on working ranches. Our work, play if you prefer, was walking on slippery rocks in spring creeks fly...

The Most Important Voter

“While differing widely in the various little bits we know, in our infinite ignorance we are all equal.”― Karl R. Popper   The setup is fairly simple. You are told by a job interviewer that a condition of getting a job you really want depends on getting the...

Rage and Consequences

“Rage”, Bob Woodward’s new book, compiled in part from 17 interviews with President Donald Trump, is scheduled for release on September 15 and 1.3 million copies are being printed according to CNN. Woodward has always understood market timing. The book’s title comes...

School or Not?

Debating school openings has become freighted by politics—both Party and union politics. Too bad. A strong nation would push back hard against the politicization of public education and health.  President Trump gets a large measure of the blame. He is looking for...