Government

In a vigorous and powerful speech to the Senate yesterday (July 25), Arizona Senator John McCain wasn’t a Republican or Democrat; he spoke as an American and political figure fitted with the responsibility to do something for “the public good.”

He spoke less about the … Read More

Sculptor J. Brett Grill (left) talks with Joan O’Meara Winant as Dr. John Winant, Jr. and Representative Stephen Shurtleff look on after the unveiling of the John Gilbert Winant bronze statue in front of the State Library on Park Street on Friday, June 30, 2017.  … Read More

There is no nice way to say it: I am tired of political leadership in Washington using words like “inappropriate,” “inconsistent,” a “distraction,” and “un-presidential” to describe what my parents, grandparents, teachers, religious leaders, and most anyone with common sense would otherwise call, WRONG!

To … Read More

Have you ever tried handwriting the entire text of the U.S. Constitution?

“On Inauguration Day, [artist Morgan O’Hara] went to the [New York Public] library with a small suitcase of pens, a few Sharpies, papers and copies of the Constitution. I brought old notebooks, half-used … Read More

Last Friday, CNN retracted a story that had appeared on its website incorrectly linking Trump confident and hedge-fund manager Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment fund supposedly under investigation by the Senate.

On Tuesday, (June 27), White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wasted … Read More

Every week… EVERY week, the Trump administration has some controversy that sucks the air out of any meaningful legislative action in Washington. This week, it’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions. While I think it’s important to look at some of the clouds surrounding President Trump, I … Read More

President Trump must’ve missed CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360  the other night when Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz recommended that the president get a personal lawyer and “zip it! …stop tweeting… stop talking…”

On Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein – an oasis of rationality – … Read More