Notes: Alternate Facts & Inauguration; Women’s March

Alternate Facts & The Inauguration Since the surprising US election results not much has happened in politics, except in Britain around Brexit.  And this weekend's...

Understanding Rural America

With the election of President Elect Donald Trump earlier this week the predictable simple explanations of the unexpected result have begun to pour out...

What is Wall St. Poll Results & Analysis

  Once again, a nice response to the Jumbo Tale poll.  This poll asked a series of questions on Wall St. and voters responded in...

Poll Results – Are the Best and Brightest Running for President?

Apparently not! The results of the last Jumbo Tale poll are in.  We had a very nice response rate from readers and yet 100% of...

Notes: Brexit; Climate Change Opportunities

How to Evaluate UK Referendum/Brexit Over the last few days my February piece on the UK referendum was rediscovered and passed around Facebook and some...

Keys to Successful Boards

Respect is the key to successful board relations in public and private companies, government boards, and non-profits.  And respect requires active communication, careful listening,...

Electing Ted Nugent Governor

Watching the outrage at Ted Nugent's appearance with Greg Abbott, the Republican gubernatorial candidate for Texas, yielded two obvious facts: Ted Nugent, originally of Michigan,...

Piece into NY Times – On the Texas Governor’s Race

I will publish here on Wednesday the 26th if the Times does not take it. The title is Electing Ted Nugent Governor

Iranian Letter of Intent

Readers of the blog know that a major theme of my writing is a moderate foreign policy requires a certain humility.  It requires US...

The Syrian Debacle and the Opportunity

It is hard to understand how a few missiles and bombs which failed in Korea, Vietnam, and throughout the 20th century, are going to...

Moderate Policy and Moderate Discussion