A STATESIDE STORY: Kamala Harris, Biden’s Pick for Vice-Presidential Candidate

A STATESIDE STORY: Kamala Harris, Biden’s Pick for Vice-Presidential Candidate »

14 Aug, 2020
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Senator Kamala Harris of California is Joe Biden’s choice for Vice-President for the Democratic Party, The stakes are high and the virtual swords are flashing in a race for the U.S. Presidency that is sure to be historic.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “OF DONKEYS AND ELEPHANTS, The Time When Spain Sent a Donkey to Washington – George, That Is,” 19 December 1980

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “OF DONKEYS AND ELEPHANTS, The Time When Spain Sent a Donkey to Washington – George, That Is,” 19 December 1980 »

24 Jul, 2020
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A reprint of Eric Beerman’s article in GUIDEPOST on the eve of Ronald Reagan’s induction to the U.S. Presidency in January 1981. The historical event takes Mr Beerman back to the time when George Washington was a gentleman farmer at Mount Vernon just after the American Revolution. The general asked for the famed Spanish donkey which he got but only after some protracted exercise in cloak-and-dagger diplomacy.