Author: Wayne Deluca

Bernie Sanders’ McGovern Problems

For mainstream Democrats, self-declared democratic socialist Bernie Sanders brings up haunting memories of George McGovern’s failed 1972 presidential campaign. What are the dynamics and the dangers of his candidacy?

Hillary Clinton’s New Cold War

With Donald Trump’s campaign in shambles, Hillary Clinton is racing toward the Presidency. But her rhetoric contains a danger of deepening hostility toward Russia and dangerous saber-rattling over the Middle East.

Turning Pomp Into Protest

When people from outside the United States watch an NFL game, they are often confused by the patriotic displays before it starts. A giant flag as big as the field is unfurled, and for big events, military jets fly over the stadium (at tremendous cost) as the national anthem is sung. But there is only one country represented – the US. This is not a normal state of affairs, except on some occasions when national teams from two different countries are playing each other.

Bernie Sanders’ McGovern Problems

For mainstream Democrats, self-declared democratic socialist Bernie Sanders brings up haunting memories of George McGovern’s failed 1972 presidential campaign. What are the dynamics and the dangers of his candidacy?

Hillary Clinton’s New Cold War

With Donald Trump’s campaign in shambles, Hillary Clinton is racing toward the Presidency. But her rhetoric contains a danger of deepening hostility toward Russia and dangerous saber-rattling over the Middle East.

Turning Pomp Into Protest

When people from outside the United States watch an NFL game, they are often confused by the patriotic displays before it starts. A giant flag as big as the field is unfurled, and for big events, military jets fly over the stadium (at tremendous cost) as the national anthem is sung. But there is only one country represented – the US. This is not a normal state of affairs, except on some occasions when national teams from two different countries are playing each other.