Richard Elfers

Nation sorely lacks positive role models

Our culture has forgotten the importance of role models to future generations

 

Proposed wall along the border dividing a country

The partial government shutdown started on Friday, Dec. 21 at midnight. The issue is over money to build a border wall between the U.S. and… Continue reading

 

Trump helped erase voter complacency

Young voters turned out in massive numbers

 

Richard Elfers

‘Art of the Deal’ still key to understanding Trump

The book gave me a deeper understanding of President Trump and his unique style of leadership.

Richard Elfers

Living in an era when emotions, opinions outweigh facts

“In this era of post-truth politics, it’s easy to cherry-pick data and come to whatever conclusion you desire” (Oxford Dictionaries.com). What is post-truth? According to… Continue reading

All of Trump’s actions aimed at mid-terms, his 2020 re-election

Nothing else makes much sense

All can consider, what would a great leader do? | Elfers

The time was 460 B.C. The place, across the Tiber River from the city of Rome. The protagonist was a farmer who tilled the soil… Continue reading

Sweetest revenge? Sometimes it’s just being nice | Elfers

We need to be (re)taught how to be kind to others

Trump’s luck may be running out | Elfers

Nowhere in the world has seen improvement as a result of Trump’s actions

The 3 personas of President Trump | Elfers

“And will the real Donald Trump please stand up?” These famous words originated from the old game show, “To Tell the Truth,” which aired beginning… Continue reading

The survival of the world could be at stake | Elfers

While the nation’s and the world’s attention was drawn to the senseless murders in Las Vegas of at least 59 and the wounding of 489… Continue reading

Rebellion is just as American as apple pie | Elfers

“Rebellion against authority is as American as apple pie.” This was my response as I spoke with a woman who was bragging about how much… Continue reading