People don’t consider themselves selfish pigs for ignoring the health safety guidelines like this, but they are. Denial doesn’t explain it. Immorality does.
As I grew up and moved away, I adopted a couple more favorite traditions I’d never encountered in my youth, and one of them was the Frank Capra film from 1946, “It’s a Wonderful Life” (another being Bing Crosby’s really hokey “White Christmas.” I love it).
Indeed, we should truly think about why there is so little attention being paid by the media and the opposition party to what Trump is up to now.
What has struck me most about driving around my neighborhood on December 1 of this most momentous and memorable year of 2020 was the amount of colorful, beaming and blinking holiday decorations that are already out and smiling at the world.
Worried visages haunted me at every turn until the great Saturday, Nov. 7, when at last by mid-afternoon the major news organizations announced that Joe Biden had secured enough delegates to put him and Kamala Harris over the Electoral College top.
This is no time for grumpy pessimists. The historic U.S. presidential election of this month deserves nothing less than dancing in the streets. And more dancing in the streets.
A sea change occurred in that last week in February when the highly-respected Clyburn threw his support, in his best booming manner, behind Biden. It changed everything.
The bests and worsts seen this way extend to loved ones, too, affirming the kind of empathy that is the core substance of our mortal existence.
Statements from two challengers: former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Dr. Jo Jorgensen (Libertarian Party) ahead of the general election on Nov. 3.
As the 2020 presidential election campaign entered its final week this Tuesday, fierce campaigning on both sides helped to reveal the parameters of what most Americans — as evidenced by the record turnouts in early voting — recognize to be an existential turning point.