Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The Lovely Doreen from Waukesha and I first started getting the word last night on my Blackberry. I was reminded immediately of the song, “Did you ever see a dream walking?” This morning Doreen and I heard from a friend in London, Wisconsin ex-patriate and an Obama supporter, who had a fond memory of Ryan. […]

SUBJECT: Telephone Conversation with Helmut Kohl, Chancellor, Federal Republic of Germany PARTICIPANTS: The President Chancellor Helmut Kohl Notetaker: Robert M. Gates DATE, TIME AND PLACE: November 10, 1989, 3:29 – 3:47PM, The Oval Office KOHL: I’ve just arrived from Berlin. It is like witnessing an enormous fair. It has the atmosphere of a festival. The […]

David Souter, a Republican appointment to the Supreme Court, is resigning, and Democratic President Barack Obama will get to name his replacement. The justice who described sitting on the court as an “annual intellectual lobotomy” has decided to leave it all behind. Since Republicans are in the minority, substantially, there’s little they can do to […]

Former football star, congressman, presidential candidate, vice-presidential candidate, and cabinet secretary Jack Kemp died today. He was 73. Kemp first gained fame as a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills in the American Football League. As a player he helped found the AFL Players Association and served as its president. After football Kemp turned to politics, […]

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient William F. Buckley Jr. WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY, JR.Awarded byPresident George BushNovember 18, 1991 William F. Buckley, Jr. has long served this Nation as a prolific author and as a thoughtful and insightful commentator on public affairs. His columns, books, novels, and television programs have enlightened and entertained millions with a […]

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient William F. Buckley Jr. WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY, JR.Awarded byPresident George BushNovember 18, 1991 William F. Buckley, Jr. has long served this Nation as a prolific author and as a thoughtful and insightful commentator on public affairs. His columns, books, novels, and television programs have enlightened and entertained millions with a […]