Biden’s in

Biden’s in

ShareJoe Biden is in. I’ve always liked him. In fact, I’ve got a letter dated February 10, 1986 that reads: Dear Mr. Mills,Thank you for calling my office.It is too early for me to make any decisions regarding 1988. However, if I should decide to be a candidate, you...
The Democrats running in NC-03

The Democrats running in NC-03

ShareFrom my perch in the Triangle, I’ve barely been aware of the Democratic primary playing out in North Carolina’s 3rdCongressional District. If my twitter feed is any indication, and that’s certainly a dubious indicator, retired Marine flyer Richard Bew is the most...
About those women

About those women

ShareThere’s been complaining on social media and in the press that the women running for president aren’t getting their fair share of news coverage. I know I’m about to get slammed for mansplaining but I don’t think it’s bias—or at least not most of it. We’ve got 19...
We need impeachment hearings

We need impeachment hearings

ShareI have not been one of those beating the drum for impeachment since Trump took office. In fact, I’ve felt those demands did more harm than good. They were just more hyperbolic noise in the political echo chamber that allowed real problems to be dismissed as...
We need statesmen. We’ve got hacks.

We need statesmen. We’ve got hacks.

ShareI don’t really want to write about the Mueller report. It’s one of a string of depressing episodes that exposes the disturbing division in the country and one side’s insistence on putting party over country. Unfortunately, North Carolina’s Senators, Richard Burr...
My thoughts on Beto

My thoughts on Beto

ShareThe first thing I thought when I got into the Great Hall at UNC-CH to await Beto O’Rourke was, “Sure are a lot of white people here.” I am used to going to political events that have diverse crowds, but with the exception of maybe two or three African-American...

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