Reflections on the real Navy
Some things are not what they seem, a fact made clear to me Saturday night when I watched Lt. Cmdr. Zoah Scheneman promoted to commander, United States Navy, just before sunset. Full Story
Like a troublesome cold sore, Dick Cheney has returned.
The grumpy, quarrelsome former vice president is hawking a book billed as “a personal and political memoir” and has been a constant presence on television news and chat shows. Full Story
Contentiousness is our political DNA
It’s popular today to complain that our national government is too contentious and that there’s not enough compromise. Some of the people complaining are politicians who aren’t getting their way.
Contentious government is as American as apple pie. In our system, compromise is the last resort. It’s partly because of the way our government is set up. Full Story