Jan Jutte steered the Washington State Auditor’s Office through a major crisis when the then-elected State Auditor Troy Kelley was charged with federal financial crimes.
Ukrainians are not Russians. They have their own history, their own language, their own culture, their own country. But Russian leader Vladimir Putin has predicated his war on a rewritten history, in which the Ukraine is the little brother to Russia, and the people there are just Russians with a dialect.
Is America ;in a new civil war? Are we headed there? In this episode, I take on the question posed by Politico recently: “We are in a new civil war … about what, exactly?”
Massachusetts and South Carolina represent the seed beds of the two most dominant of those cultures, the former founded by priggish Puritans, and the later by slave-holding planters from Barbados.
I’m launching this blog to advocate for seeing American politics and society differently. All politics are identity politics of a kind. I say this as some one who has spent his adult life working in and around politics. Some of it is beneficial to society (“We’re the kind of people who care about kids”) andContinue reading “What this is all about”