Monthly Archives: November 2016

The prism of the political establishment skews reality

Throughout the presidential campaign, the political establishment continually misread the pulse of the nation.  They were aided and abetted by a tone deaf media that also misread public sentiment. Marketing 101: know your audience.  There are many Marketing lessons that … Continue reading

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To get respect you must earn it and give it

We left the winning run stranded on second base and lost the game.  We watched the other team celebrate as we collected our bats, balls, and equipment. In my postgame talk,  I was harsh with the team of teenage boys.  … Continue reading

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The past propels our future if we are willing to learn

  Ever watch a Bob Newhart show episode?  Either one of his major hits, it doesn’t matter.  Bob played the only sane character in an insane world.  The nuts in his world made it seem like he was crazy and … Continue reading

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American voter 1; Political Establishment 0

Welcome back suburban America.  I do not believe the election results is an indictment of Republican versus Democrat or Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton.  I think it’s a referendum on the average American versus the political elite. The political elite … Continue reading

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This election season has changed politics but not because of the candidates

The presidential election season is almost over and I am looking forward to writing about something other than the stupidity we have witnessed.  I think it’s safe to say politics has changed forever but not because of Donald Trump and … Continue reading

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It’s time for a new way to elect a president

  Hiding beneath the scandals, lies, ego, and deplorable nastiness of this election lay actual issues. If we tune out the noise and focus on the main issues of this election, our choice becomes clear depending on political leanings.  Otherwise, … Continue reading

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