Transpartisan Notes

Musing On Trump

Note #106 - Many people cannot get past President Trump's tone. Consider the impact of him celebrating positive initiatives run by those who hate...


A. Lawrence Chickering

A. Lawrence Chickering

Executive Editor

Writer A. Lawrence Chickering, a conservative Independent activist, began his professional career at National Review and counted William F. Buckley and Milton Friedman among his closest friends. (Learn More)

James S. Turner

James S. Turner

Executive Editor

Attorney James S. Turner, an original Nader’s Raider and progressive Democrat, aligns with the positions of his political allies and friends Ohio Senators Sherrod Brown and the late Howard Metzenblum. (Learn More)



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