Read Something: Chris Matthews’ “Tip and the Gipper”

      The Essentials Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked / 423 pages (371 sans index)  Amazon/ $17.27 Chris Matthews: The author, currently the host of MSNBC’s Hardball, bases this book on his personal experiences as House Speaker Tip O’ Neill’s administrative assistant from 1981-1986. Release: October 1, 2013 (The release of this book … Continue reading

Question Something: What is Peace?

On Tuesday night, while watching President Obama address the nation about the crisis in Syria, I felt a sudden sense of déjà vu.  Like I had seen, or heard this type of speech before: (President George W. Bush issues an ultimatum to Saddam Hussein, March 17, 2003). Many… (President Bill Clinton addresses the Kosovo intervention, … Continue reading