Our Political Parties are a-Changin … Is this Permanent?

Who and or what are the two major American political parties these days? A recent Op-Ed piece in the Wall Street Journal (March 20) by Gerald F. Seib, a brilliant and objective viewer of such things, outlined the fast-shifting landscape of political coalitions. The Trumpian Republican electoral coalition captured¬† traditionally Democratic "hard hat" and "lunch…
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Senator Mark Warner, a Good Man

OK, you know how I stand on Senator Warner. We are not close friends of course, but somehow history seems to be connecting us. He's not flashy but is bright; was valedictorian at George Washington University. He started three companies as a young man, and the first two failed ... went bankrupt. At that time,…
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The Battle for West Virginia’s Senate Seat

As a native of West Virginia, and one who came of age there, returning for junior high and high school (after my parents moved to and from small towns of eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia), I feel compelled to offer some comments about the state of the senate race in the state. Why, would you…
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