Tag: Donald Trump

We saw it coming—the polarization that has led bitter and bloody divisions

by Wallace Kaufman Newport, OR – We saw it coming—the polarization that has led bitter and bloody divisions. Well, a few saw it coming, many should have, and others just ignored it. An article in the current Smithsonian on public…

Liberal college towns? Tell us something we don’t know

by Bob Luebke This week’s Chronicle of Higher Education offers more evidence to substantiate the assertion that big college towns are largely populated by liberals.  Not that we needed any. In an analysis of last week’s election results., Chronicle editors…

A mediator’s view of presidential choices

Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton

by Wallace Kaufman Newport, Oregon – When people with a conflict come to a mediator they are often like voters who favor distinctly different candidates—say Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. As my family and friends know, I love debate, and…

Clinton needs Biden. So do we.

By. D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – For her sake, and for ours, I hope Hillary Clinton asks Joe Biden to run for a third vice presidential term this fall. There are several important reasons; the most important one is…

One On One: Trump and Buncombe

Senator Robert Rice Reynolds of North Carolina

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Would North Carolinians ever vote to elect Donald Trump or somebody like him? We did once. When we did, we proved that North Carolinians, like voters across America, can be attracted to tough-talking…