February 21, 2018

Here's my most recent op ed in The Baltimore Sun.

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-op-0211-russian-interference-20180208-story.html 

September 4, 2017

I am an optimist. I think our country is going through a difficult time, but I think we and our system will prevail. I believe this administration will test all of the checks and balances that our Founders built into our constitutional form of government, but I think t...

January 20, 2017

I'm an optimist, and a wait and see kind of guy. I'm not happy about the incoming administration, but I'm going to hold my fire for now. I believe in the system, I believe in separation of powers, I believe in checks and balances. I believe they are there for a reason,...

January 19, 2017

Dear Mr. Trump:

This week you will take the oath of office as President of the United States. It is one of the great moments in our constitutional democracy – the peaceful transition of power to a freely elected new chief executive. This does not happen in every country...

January 12, 2017

I've told my kids for as long as I can remember that when life hands you lemons, make lemonade. So watching Blackish last night made me think about whether I'm following my own advice.

I'm not happy about the election. My Republican friends would say I wouldn't have bee...

November 30, 2016

Here's my latest op ed in the Baltimore Sun. 

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-electoral-college-20161123-story.html

November 4, 2016

As the author of a book on presidential elections for children in grades 3 through 5, every election year I get invited to speak about the election process at book fairs, in libraries, at bookstores, and especially at schools.

Except, not so much this year.

I suspected t...

October 21, 2016

See my op ed in the Baltimore Sun.

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-electoral-college-20161020-story.html

October 9, 2016

I've seen a meme floating around Facebook attributing Donald Trump's popularity to a broken educational system. But this isn't simply an educational system issue, though I am all in favor of more education about civics and government.

When speaking to 3rd, 4th, and 5th...

September 14, 2016

Sorry for not having a blog post this week, but thought you might like to read my Op Ed piece from Monday's Baltimore Sun.

Read the post here.

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We're a great country no doubt, but we can still learn from others. Read more in my latest op ed in The Baltimore Sun. 

http://www.baltimoresun.com/new...

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