Category: "Bill Clinton"

Corporate Supreme

January 23rd, 2010
Years ago, when I was in a quandary about the direction of my career, I got some sound advice: Never fall in love with a corporation, because it?s constitutionally unable to reciprocate. This week, the Supreme Court created a limited redress to that… more »

Beyond Slogans

February 10th, 2009
It?s not the New Deal. Or the New Frontier. Or the Great Society. Or, heaven help us, the Reagan Revolution. But I?m hoping after last night?s news conference, the passage of a stimulus package in the Senate and today?s rollout of a new TARP… more »

Commercial Intent

August 28th, 2008
It?s been a long time since I?ve rested as well as I did last night. Thank you, Bill Clinton, for delivering a ringing, unequivocal endorsement of Barack Obama. Thank you, Barack Obama, for choosing a running mate who is not afraid to speak truth… more »

Georgia on My Mind

July 11th, 2008
It?s primary time in North Georgia where I visited last week. The signs are everywhere, in store windows, on lawns, on the side of the road, and most prominently, in my hometown of Summerville, on the sides of vintage pickup trucks that have been… more »

Of Conservation and the Individual

June 22nd, 2008
It?s rare that I agree with John McCain anymore. I used to think he was sincere about reforming campaign finance (maybe he was for a while) and about not torturing our enemies (he seems to have forgotten what he learned in those Vietnamese camps) or… more »