Richard Nixon and Donald Trump

With all the dissension and protests over the last several weeks, I’ve been thinking about Richard Nixon, who was perhaps the most controversial man in the White House before Donald Trump. Nixon was not the typical politician of any era. He was no glad-handing vote seeker; he was very secretive and awkward with people. He …

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Politics: Wasn’t it Always a Wild and Crazy Sport?

  It’s the end of the presidential election season.   Most of us feel relieved about that, but very nervous about the results.  It feels like we’re on the verge of civil war, there are so many angry people on both sides.  And no matter who wins, there are going to be some very bitter people who …

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