For decades, observers have commented about the widening gap between rich and poor, both within the United States and among the countries of the world.
Howling from the Heartland
What’s wrong with Madera voters? According to a report by the Secretary of State, we now have the lowest voter registration in California.
An hour after the polls closed on Tuesday in the western Florida panhandle (which runs on Central Standard Time), the votes were all counted.
Thah-thump. Thah-thump. Thah-thump. She glides just below the headlines, the dorsal fin hidden just below the surface. Only the pounding of certain hearts gives us any warning that she’s there.
As we begin a new year, we face a national financial crisis that is of unprecedented proportion. Exactly one year ago, I began this column with a nearly identical sentence.
As we rang in the New Year last week, I thought about making some predictions for the next 12 months.