Category Archives: Richard Lugar

When Conventional Wisdom Fails

It happened once before. Perhaps it was in the early sixties, which opened with an odd election to choose someone to follow Dwight Eisenhower – and we got the dashing young man with the glamorous wife, who was a Catholic, … Continue reading

Posted in Conventional Wisdom, Cuba Trade Embargo, Cycles of Social and Political Change, Obama and JFK, Republican Opposition to Stimulus Package, Richard Lugar, The Sixties | 2 Comments

Documenting the Madness

Oh, Roswell, New Mexico is a strange place – you recall that in 1947 our government recovered a crashed flying saucer there, recovered the bodies of the alien critters piloting the thing, and then refused to admit we’d long been … Continue reading

Posted in Colin Powell Endorses Obama, Ed the Dairyman, Jim Webb, Joe the Plumber, McCain, McCain Erratic, McCain Lacks Maturity, McCain's Sleazy Campaign Ads, Obama as the Grown-Up, Obama Calm and Steady, Obama the Socialist, Richard Lugar | 1 Comment