Last Tuesday's New York primary pushed the leaders in the race for presidential nominations of the two major parties closer to the finish line.  The "process" for both parties has been under fire to varying degrees this year. As the campaigns arrive in Indiana this week, I feel the need to point out some basic parts of the American process for selecting its executive. The process we are in right now is the nominating process.  Not the election.  Political parties nominate.  And those parties create their own rules for their own processes.  It's a lesson that was available to Donald Trump ...

Happy New Year!  While reviewing 2015 and taking a moment for a little self evaluation, I have come to the conclusion that I am a complainer.  I originally wrote that I am a "professional" complainer, but that inaccurately implies that I am being paid for this.  I am not.  At least not yet. Opinion writers, no matter what they label themselves, generally are motivated by some sort of complaint.  Trust me, I have an arsenal of them.  But lately it seems, everyone is getting in on the act.  Honestly, it's a bit of a competitive problem for me.  Clearly, there is ...