Remembering the March on Washington: Dylan and Baez

The 50th anniversary remembrance of Dr. King‘s famous March on Washington raised some questions. Kevin Drum (and Chris Matthews) wondered why the Republican party, despite much effort, could not find a single speaker willing to be associated with Dr. King, the great black man who spoke for justice and equality. And ever-thoughtful Randy Lewis forContinue reading “Remembering the March on Washington: Dylan and Baez”

Silver Lining Department: As Investments Sink, So Does GOP

James Wolcott, the wonderfully bitter wit for Vanity Fair, mourns the loss of his investment portfolio…but at least there's a silver lining. As it sinks, so does the Republican Party. He writes: Even as I wave a farewell hankie at my investment holdings as they sink into the briny deep, I draw spiritual comfort fromContinue reading “Silver Lining Department: As Investments Sink, So Does GOP”