March 2019

After President Trump attacked Adam Schiff, the Democratic Chairman of the House Committee on Intelligence, Republicans on that committee called on Schiff to resign. In a powerful statement (about 3:22 in), during today’s committee hearing, Congressman Schiff perfectly summarizes why some Republicans have become morally … Read More

After Mueller: What I Hope For

Now that the special counsel investigation has ended, I offer this hopeful prayer: – I hope the American public will be permitted to see the entire report absent any material that is deemed 6(e), which by law, cannot be made public. I hope that they … Read More

Special Sunday Edition U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top Department of Justice Officials to compile “principal conclusions” from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. While everyone is speculating what those conclusions will reveal, it’s important to remember what has already happened, as reported … Read More

Due to the release of the Mueller Report to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, I am re-posting this commentary which originally appeared on March 6. After almost two years of investigative work examining “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with … Read More

@StopTheInsanity

I humbly submit this small request to members of Congress (and others):

Stop Tweeting Responses to “President” Trump’s Inane Tweets! Since taking office, Trump has tweeted more than 37,000 times (that’s not a typo)! Every time a member of Congress responds, it only gives this … Read More

The Haves v. The Have-Nots

When federal prosecutors charged more than two dozen wealthy parents with bribery, and fraud for using substitute test-takers and false athletic records to gain their kids’ admissions to top colleges, many in the media were not surprised.

“This large-scale grift,” Willa Paskin writes in Slate … Read More

“No nation, no society has ever changed this much, this fast. Now, before you start calling anyone bigoted, consider – and be honest – how would you feel if that happened in your neighborhood? Doesn’t matter how nice the immigrants are, they probably are nice… Read More

Trump TV

“If the people don’t have the facts, democracy doesn’t work.” – Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson, in a statement before sentencing former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort The extent to which Fox News personalities have embedded themselves, literally, into the Trump administration is breathtakingly … Read More

Lindenberger’s Choice

It’s safe to say that, at one time or other, most teens rebel against their parents. For Ethan Lindenberger that rebellion took an unexpected turn.

When Lindenberger became a legal adult at 18, he chose to get the necessary vaccinations that his parents had avoided.… Read More

In a selfless and sobering video message, long-time Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek announced to his fans that he has been diagnosed with stage-4 pancreatic cancer. But it was the way Trebek told this highly personal story that matters.

“Hi everyone, I have some news to Read More