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John A. Tures, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Opinion

How you can save the USA

In the 1964 film “Seven Days in May,” a coup plot is underway against the U.S. President, with a general played by Burt Lancaster leading ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:11 am

Columns

Perils of prematurely declaring victory

After George W. Bush declared victory during the victory of the 2000 Election, politicians have been more than eager to follow suit, and do the ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, November 6, 2020 11:00 am

Columns

Biden’s small, safe and smart rallies

When you’re a presidential candidate in the pandemic era, your options for communications aren’t so good. Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:32 pm

Columns

Make the Grand Old Party great again

On a foggy Friday morning in LaGrange, Georgia, I was surrounded by loyal lifelong Republicans, at a campaign rally for a Senate candidate. Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:00 am

Columns

Herd Immunity: the “human wave attack”

There are many ways to deal with a threat.  One of the least sophisticated strategies is to simply attempt to overwhelm your opponent with superior ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:14 am

Columns

Are presidents their own worst patients?

When you’re “the leader of the free world,” your health is of paramount concern.  But we’ve had a few United States Presidents who have shown ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:01 am

Columns

Evidence the tax code is not written for you

The New York Times reported that Trump only paid $750 in taxes in 2016 and again in 2017, and documented how much of his lavish ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:00 am

Columns

On COVID-19, We Needed Winston Churchill. We Got Neville Chamberlain

We know, not just from Bob Woodward’s book Rage, but from tapes of interviews by President Donald Trump himself that even as he knew from ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:19 am

Columns

Kenosha, Wisconsin, is your hometown

Most people will remember Bruce Springsteen’s iconic album “Born In The USA” for the title song, or “Glory Days,” “I’m on Fire,” or “Dancing in ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:59 pm

Columns

Trump did not create the greatest economy

The most repeated phrase of the Republican National Convention was that Trump created the greatest economy the world has ever seen. Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:54 pm

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