Archives for November 2004

Two Congressmen I’ll Miss

In the aftermath of the presidential election, two significant Congressional races have gone unnoticed. Last Tuesday, America lost two representatives who have served their districts and their nation honorably: Charlie Stenholm of Texas and Phil Crane of Illinois. Rep. Charlie Stenholm, D-TX, earned a reputation as one of his party's most responsible moderates. Representing the interests … [Read more...]

Four More Years

I never considered this one of my best essays -- much less so in retrospect -- but I was pleasantly surprised when the UK Guardian newspaper edited and printed a version of it the day after I wrote it. The EU versionran under the title, "Now We Can Sleep Easy." -- TRW. At the polls yesterday, the American people gave George W. Bush an unprecedented mandate to win the War on Terrorism. Even … [Read more...]