Newsletters

Newsletter 100 - Winter 2020

HIGHLIGHTS: (A) SAFE hits 25-year milestone; (B) Constitution Day essays overlooked congressional failings; (C) Hunter Biden laptop labeled Russian misinformation; (D) Foreign policy review was one-sided; (E) Spiteful attacks persist after elections; (G) Partisan healing will require electoral reform; (H) Review of Climate Hustle 2 (John Greer); (I) Video corner (drawbacks of wind & solar power).

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Newsletter 99 - Fall 2020

HIGHLIGHTS: (A) SAFE’s perspective on presidential elections (since 2008); (B) What’s at stake this year, in the candidates’ own words; (C) Profiles of Trump & Biden; (D) Recap of SAFE issue reviews to date; (E) “Hail Mary” effort to affect substance of the presidential debates; (F) David Legates gets a DC job; (G) Review of a fine book on the history of monetary policy (co-authored by the late Dick Timberlake); (H) Ronald Reagan chats with Johnny Carson re balancing the budget. Read More...

Newsletter 98 - Summer 2020

HIGHLIGHTS: After being overshadowed for several months by the coronavirus pandemic and social justice protests, the national political campaigns are starting to heat up. See our take on the current situation and outlook. Other features: two presidential quotes that resonate to this day, a personal perspective on the mask/no mask controversy, and a proposed new national holiday that should be welcomed by all Americans. Read More...

Newsletter 97 - Spring 2020

HIGHLIGHTS: Our national government has grown alarmingly dysfunctional. This issue proposes an overhaul plan, including constitutional changes (term limits, balanced budget amendment), revisions to the congressional budget rules, and abolition of the Senate filibuster. Other coverage: an offshore wind power talk (John Nichols) and a reminder (from Super Bowl LIV) of the power of positive thinking. Read More...

Newsletter 96 - Winter 2019

HIGHLIGHTS: (a) SAFE wants deficits & debt atop the national issues list in 2020. To reinforce other efforts already underway, Spread the Word urges supportive calls or e-mails to the White House. (b) Deep State reviews a USA Today column about the infamous whistleblower; (c) Climate Science reports on an educational presentation developed by John Greer; (d) Renewable Energy provides an update on John Nichols’ efforts to infuse Delaware’s energy policies with some common sense; (e) Video Corner showcases the Gettysburg National Military Park. Read More...