Month: <span>July 2016</span>

Month: July 2016

Turkey’s Upheaval-A Lesson?

by Mike Pyatt The average Wyomingite cares about Turkey-at Thanksgiving. This week-end’s failed military coup to topple Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan, (pronounced air-doo-won) thrust Turkey (ancient Asia Minor) to the media forefront. Many world political leaders condemned the attempted coup, claiming that Erdogan has “constitutional authority,” and “duly elected.” Others …


Politics With A Warning Label

by Mike Pyatt Wyoming epitomizes retail politics. Meeting and talking with people, shaking hands, and making  stump speeches. In a recent discussion with a Wyoming political office holder, the conversation drifted to politicians who have the “gift of oratory,” providing an apparent edge in public discourse and debate. However, we …

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