Thoughts on Election Day 2018

November 06, 2018

Americans are voting in the 2018 midterm elections, which is seen as a referendum on the presidency of Donald Trump. Who could forget that moment? The blue wave — long promised but also doubted -- had, however modestly , hit Washington and [the Democrats had just...

Has America Had Enough?

November 06, 2018

The challenge for each of us who harbors a fundamental belief in a common humanity and who embraces a sense of community is to act before tragedy again stains America’s soul. America is a nation given to superlatives. We even have a World Series that is played annually by two baseball teams...

Midterm Elections 2018: The War for America’s Soul

November 06, 2018

Even as pundits predict and pontificate, the midterm elections are only yet another battle for the commanding heights of America’s torn soul. In Silicon Valley, the sun is shining and it does not seem as if the US midterm elections are taking place. This author meets few people who discuss or...

Midterm Election: A Mirage of Principle

October 23, 2018

Those who think America's upcoming midterm election doesn’t matter enough to vote should be limited to those who think they have already won. In today’s America, we seem to come face-to-face with some politician’s horse’s ass moment on an almost daily basis. But Republican Senator Jeff...