On Political Engagement: “Give It Your Best”

Merry Christmas, I say, since I stubbornly hold that the Christmas season beginsĀ on December 25. Happy New Year as well, keeping in mind that each day begins a new year. I'm grateful to readers, fellow writers, and DTG himself for this spot on the blog. To all, I commend these words from Pope Francis, spoken … Continue reading On Political Engagement: “Give It Your Best”

Embassies in Jerusalem: Why Guatemala?

On Sunday, Guatemala's President announced plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem. Guatemala follows US in planning Israel embassy move Guatemala, along with 12 other countries, had their embassies in Jerusalem until 1980, when they moved them to Tel Aviv after Israel annexed East Jerusalem, in a move not recognised internationally. All other countries still … Continue reading Embassies in Jerusalem: Why Guatemala?

A Parting Thought on Jen Flanagan a Democrat Class act

I mentioned earlier this month that GOP candidate Dean Tran had won the state senate seat left vacant by Jen Flanagan but before I leave the subject I'd like to say something about the former State Senator now on the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission. I had covered and interviewed Senator Flanagan several times in the past … Continue reading A Parting Thought on Jen Flanagan a Democrat Class act