State of the Nation

*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.

64% of registered voters say the country is on the wrong track, that includes 65% of men and 64% of women.

22% of registered voters say the country is headed in the right direction. This includes 23% of men and 21% of women. [YouGov 11/10/20] Continue reading “State of the Nation”

James Arthur Johnson

James Arthur Johnson was born in Benson, Minnesota on December 24, 1943.

Jim and I met 57 years ago in the fall of 1963 when we were both attending the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Jim was the president of the student body—an early indicator of his political prowess—and I was a law student and president of the board of publications which published the daily newspaper. Continue reading “James Arthur Johnson”