RELEVANCE

I was in Utah last week visiting the grand daughters and, therefore, not sitting in my downtown Washington, DC office staring at CNN/MSNBC/CNBC...

THIS IS NO TIME FOR ‘ACTING’ LEADERSHIP

Leadership always matters. In times of transition, challenge or opportunity, it matters even more. Certain leadership creates confidence for the people who are being...

SHUTDOWN

It occurs to me that the shutdown of the federal government - the partial shutdown of the federal government - may not be a big deal...

THE ESSENCE OF NEW YEAR’S IS CONTAINED IN “WHAT IF?

The turning of the year is filled with an abundance of hope, inspiring dreams and renewed optimism. There is something magical about the fresh...

2020: WHO’S IN AND WHO’S OUT OF THE RUNNING IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES?

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is the latest Democrat to jump into the 2020 presidential race. She is part of a now growing field of...

AMERICAN POET ROBERT FROST HAD SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT BUILDING WALLS-MAYBE WE SHOULD LISTEN?

In 1913, America's greatest poet, Robert Frost, contemplated the result of building walls between people. It's worth a read and your consideration of...

THE GOP PAINTS ITSELF INTO A CORNER ON PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITIONS COVERAGE

Navigating the corridors of Washington DC power, one can turn any corner and encounter a Republican who professes to despise Obamacare while remaining devoted...

The “I” Word – II

Yesterday, December 19, 2018, marked the 20th anniversary of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton by the U.S. House of Representatives. Let me...

WHO IS THE ‘SNOWFLAKE’ NOW?

In 2017, an article published by Think Progress did one of the better jobs I've seen when it comes to defining the current...

IT IS NO LONGER THE ACA- SAY HELLO TO THE ‘NAY’ C-A

Last week, a Federal Judge in Texas struck down the law officially known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - known...

Trump’s Billion Dollar Loss: Baked in Baggage or Political Liability?

Will the NY Times' revelation about the President's billion dollar losses in the '80s and '90s move the needle politically in the run-up to 2020? And how does the "one million dollar loan" myth align with other representations about the administration's transparency?

Hung Jury

Dis-Barred

April…Ah You Know