Why the IO

New Age

Dashed Dreams


Party of Lincoln

So It Begins


Needed Football

Original Sin

Another Beggar

WIU a Path Foward

Valley of the Boom

Wolf by the Ears

Zeal w/o Knowledge

Brand Name


Illinois Abused Spouse

Build Majority

Hillbilly Secession


Corrupt as Madoff

Return the Whigs

Who to Blame?

Reality Not Allowed

Take them in detail

GOP Intervention

Hey Hill:

A Democrat's Quest

Schock Saga

Listen to Zathras

Vote 2014

Captain Planet

email to Messina

Path not Taken

A Visit with Abe

Return to Perdition

A Theory of Wealth

Age of Dudgeon

Rails to Prosperity

Schock Visits Elmwood

Mr Schock I had a Question

Hostage Takers

The American Dream

Modern Dilemma

Fractious Nation

Act Like an Adult

Open Debate


Political Opinion, informed and otherwise

I am always open to a dissenting opinion. I try to present a fact based discussion in my essays. I believe the solutions are in our hands. We have the tools, if we decide to use them. If you have a response e-mail me. The Steve

New Age

Dashed Dreams: -- Life Lessons

Essential reads, or interviews that need listening.

David Cay Johnston
Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

Rick Perlstein
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

Thomas Mann and Norm Ornstein
Let's Just Say It, the Republicans are the Problem
Washington Post - NPR Interview
It's Even Worse than it Looks

Robert Draper
Do Not Ask What Good We Do

Jonathan Haidt
The Righteous Mind - Why won't they listen? - Cspan Video

Nicholas Shaxson Where the Money Lies


Suggestions for political reform my latest politcal essays.

Impeachment --- So It Begins -- Party of Lincon -- Unmoored

Another Beggar --- Original Sin

Valley of the Boom --- WIU Path Foward

Zeal without Knowledge -- Wolf by the Ears

Hillbilly Secession -- Make the Majority the Majority -- Start Anew

Awakening -- Brand Name

PJ Star Version, Illinois the Abused Spouse

WOMMs (White Old Married Males) -- Corrupt as Madoff

Return of the Whigs -- A New Path after the Fall

Who to Blame? -- Orlando Shootings

Reality Not Allowed -- Illinois Budget Mess

Take them in detail:  Trump the wizard of celebrity

An Intervention with GOP friends

Hey Hill:

The Free Economy -- A Dismal Myth

Schock Saga

No One Listens to Zathras

Vote 2014 ---- Captain Planet

Path not Taken

email to Messina ---- A Visit with Abe

A Theory of Wealth


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