An effort should be launched to educate our president. His desecration of traditions could pose a constitutional crisis.
As I mentioned to friends when I started reading Dick Cheney’s memoir, I was doing it so others would not have to. And, as a precaution, I did it alone in case my head exploded. It did not. This book is a bomb, but not the exploding kind.Dick Cheney’s book is a bomb, but not the exploding kind.
For good reason, there has been serious hand-wringing over what to do about the ethical lapses of US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas There is clear precedent for how to deal with the justice Thomas could be forced off the benchThere is clear precedent for how to deal with the justice.
My late friend Ron Silver, the actor and political activist, once asked me a question that I have continued to think about ever since. On the afternoon of his last New Year's Eve, when he surprised me by coming to California, he wanted to know if I had found any great "big history" books.I have been thinking about my late friend Ron Silver's last words to me for months: "Find someone to start a big history Web site," he urged.