America is Getting “Trumped” (Part 1)

There are so many reasons why Donald Trump is dominating the news cycle during the summer of 2015.  But one day, it will be a summer to forget.  Why?  Because America is getting “Trumped”. The theatrics, the bombastic speech, the insults…. all quintessential Trump.  His New York “toug
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Let Joe be Joe

There is an important lesson to be learned since the now infamous  “chains” gaffe.   While the Vice President made an inference that was clearly off-key and offensive as a reminder of this country’s history of slavery, the reaction in the media, the political punditr
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The Exceptionalism of America?

Is America an exceptional nation? This past week I participated in a public forum on the topic of American Exceptionalism.  As one of the presenters, I included a global perspective of the United States in the Twenty-First Century.  The realities of globalization and the shifting econ
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