DAVID WEBBER is a long-time observer, analyst and writer of political and social happenings. In 2013 I retired from the Political Science Department at the University of Missouri. Since then I have been a visiting professor in South Korea and teach in MU’s Asian Affairs Center. In addition to academic articles and books I have written over 100 op ed essays. I have written two plays: “A Night at the Shelter” performed in 2015 and “Practicing Democracy” to be performed in September 2017. I am mostly in Columbia, Missouri, USA.