I love the comic Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis. I also love our system of justice in which cases of negligence or neglect of duty are punishable by fines and lawsuits. But there’s definitely something to Sunday’s cartoon about the explosion of safety extremism as a reaction to torts, so I thought I’d share. (You can click on the image to make it larger):
If you put politics aside for a moment, you could appreciate Tuesday’s events at the 2016 Democratic National Convention for what they were: the nomination of the first woman to head a major-party ticket in American history.
The long ride down Philadelphia’s Broad Street is just a short hike compared to the rift that still exists between supporters of Bernie Sanders and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
As the party prepares to convene in the birthplace of democracy, it faces dangers from within and without that threaten to destroy its chances to govern at a time of uncertainty, upheaval and unpredictability.
Each day at a national political convention is like a new chapter in a book; the new builds upon the old, but the words of the past are quickly forgotten.
Some of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Las Vegas friends showed up in Cleveland this week to tell Republican delegates at their national convention, and the rest of the world, why Trump would make a great president.
Let’s not overstate the present crisis, shall we? We are not turning into a socialist country because we have welfare programs.
It was inevitable that public safety would make an appearance at the Republican National Committee.