What America is

On the occasion of the first Presidential inauguration to occur during the BlueBattingHelmet era–and for all I know, maybe the last one too–I want to say a few words to all Americans, and all people around the world, too. This blog goes out to a lot of other countries, after all. America is a democracy.Continue reading “What America is”

Time for moving ahead

The flip side of democracy–the yin to somebody else’s yang–is that you sometimes have to accept defeat. I’m not in that situation today, since President Obama was re-elected by a comfortable margin last night, but I know full well what it feel like. And all I can say at this moment is that I likeContinue reading “Time for moving ahead”