On July 23, 1974, Republican Congressman Lawrence Hogan held a press conference to explain why he was calling for the impeachment of Richard Nixon.

In a story that would easily garner a place in John Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage, had it been written later, … Read More

The Cancer

“I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed the president himself would be killed by it.” – John Dean, counsel to President Richard Nixon, in testimony to a Senate subcommittee, … Read More

It doesn’t take a CIA analyst to discern President Trump’s meaning in reading the notes of a conversation between the himself and Ukraine President Zelenskyy on July 25 of this year. In fact, all it takes is basic English skills.

After congratulating Zelenskyy on his … Read More

Are We There?

From the very beginning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reluctant to look at any impeachment inquiry. What changed? One phone call, and a whistleblower in the intelligence community who cited “multiple acts” that the Intelligence Community’s Inspector General said were “credible” and “urgent” regarding the … Read More

In 1969 — fifty years ago, today — I was driving a 1965 blue Mustang while attending my second year of college as turmoil swirled in the country. While I didn’t know it at the time, the country was more divided then at any time … Read More

While trying to stay above the crisis-du-jour by this president, there are some matters that are just too vital to ignore.

According to several media reports, a whistleblower in the intelligence community notified the Intelligence Community’s Inspector General (ICIG) of a serious issue involving communication … Read More

Note to Readers: Apologies for my absence. I’ve been working on completing a long-term project. It’s taken longer than expected. I hope to have another commentary on Friday, and return Tuesday. I appreciate your understanding. …fear of communism; fear of American citizens who may be … Read More