• Millennia of Migration Muddles Modernity

    January 16, 2022 by

    For millennia on end, mass migrations have flowed over the face of the earth in trickles, ripples and tsunamis. Recorded history names each wave of migrants as a people, and it names places as the lands of the people who have lived there long enough to establish reasonable stability and control, but the idea of… Read more

  • It’s Still Epiphany: Take A New Look

    January 7, 2022 by

    We have entered the odd season of Epiphany that lasts from January 6, to Ash Wednesday, this year on March 2.  What purpose the season serves isn’t entirely clear to many regular church goers.  Is it simply a midwinter break between Christmas and Lent? No, it’s an important season of the Christian year that prepares… Read more

  • Recruiting and Keeping Employees: a new-old way

    January 4, 2022 by

    Recruiting and keeping workforce is much in the news these days. The Great Resignation, Ghosting or whatever, the fact remains that many businesses are finding it very difficult to recruit and retain employees, especially in entry level and lower tier positions.  There are a few obvious problems that come to mind: a low unemployment rate,… Read more


    December 30, 2021 by

    The end of the year always produces a flock of articles listing the most important events of the year.  After reading a few, it seemed to me the best move would be to one of those rare countries that is civilized, peaceful, and satisfied with what they have.  However, 2022 is only a day away,… Read more

  • America’s Future: Two Paths

    December 20, 2021 by

    I was 20 years old when I began a career that engaged me in politics and public policy at the local, state, regional and national levels, with a few forays into international matters. I am 78 now.  In those 58 years I witnessed legislative processes ranging from battlefield chaos to near harmonious cooperation. One way… Read more

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