If Barack Obama decided to change his vice president in the run-up to the 2012 election, who would make a good VP choice?

My response to question posted on Quora . . . The only way Obama would dump Biden if Biden got caught in some salacious scandal or Biden was suffering from a major medical illness that would impede his ability to do his job or the job of the president if something happened to Obama. The… Read More If Barack Obama decided to change his vice president in the run-up to the 2012 election, who would make a good VP choice?

Grant Memorial: The ‘Ugly Betty’ of U.S. Presidential Monuments

Updated November 17, 2017 Vietnam Memorial. Arlington Cemetery. Lincoln Memorial. The Washington Monument. Jefferson Memorial.  When standing in front these memorials, visitors experience a range of emotions. Awe. Hurt. Sadness. Respect. The United States National Parks Services (NPS) the government bureau responsible for the maintenance of these memorials, wants visitors to notice and feel the… Read More Grant Memorial: The ‘Ugly Betty’ of U.S. Presidential Monuments

When the Long-suffering Wife Is Worse Than the Mistress

This week John Edwards’ former mistress, Rielle Hunter was on Oprah Winfrey. Hunter talked about the political scandal/affair that involved former 2008 democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, his wife Elizabeth and herself. She espoused about the lovechild she had with John, their relationship and its ramifications. I didn’t actually watch the program since I was… Read More When the Long-suffering Wife Is Worse Than the Mistress