Every four years the Summer Olympics and a U.S. presidential campaign coincide, providing stirring examples of grace under pressure, good sportsmanship, fierce yet respectful competition, and achievements worthy of being celebrated for years to come.
Democrats eye House seats amid Clinton Foundation scrutiny. Republicans continue debate prep while GOP insiders worry Donald Trump is out of time. Voting starts in a month -- and neither party is taking it lightly.
What do we tell these “Okies” of today? Do either the Democrats or the Republicans in 2016 offer our contemporary Joads a future? In the midst of all the bickering, the negative campaigning, the lifted speech of the Republican convention and the leaked emails of the Democratic convention, the plight of the Joads appears lost.
There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.