“One For You, One For Me” by Bright Eyes

“One for the struggle, one for the lasting peace. One for you, and one for me.”

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Economic Localism is No Better Than Economic Nationalism

Restricting those alternatives, whether through well-intentioned progressive “economic localism” or the darker, reactionary forces of “economic nationalism,” harms people, and often those who can ill-afford worsening poverty.

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Trump’s Republican Party is Not a Party for the Future-or the Past

“Old, white, and uneducated is not the future of this country.  A vote for Trump is not a vote for the future.  It is a vote for a past that never really existed. To the extent that it did, we should be seeking to leave these elements behind- not seeking to restore them. “

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and the FBI Mess

However, a voter who believed that the integrity issue was not serious enough to prevent him or her for voting for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump should likely not change his or her mind now based on these news reports. There is no good reason to think that these reports are indications of any change in the investigation or new revelations about her conduct that would change how one perceives the issues or the candidates. Both candidates come with great risk. If one concluded before the past two weeks that Clinton was a safer choice than Trump, the event of the past two weeks should probably do nothing that alter that assessment.

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Great Leaders Don’t Build Walls

One almost irrefutable lesson from world history is that those who build walls or seek to isolate themselves in order to protect and preserve and prevent or limit inevitable change ALWAYS lose in the end.

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