Politics

In Treatment

As Mr. Lichtman’s recovery specialist, he asked if I would I apprise his readers as to his health and welfare.

As many of you who have followed Jim’s commentaries over the past eighteen months know, he has spent an ungodly amount of time examining and … Read More

The words and actions of this unprecedented president, and his cronies continue to chip away at our most fundamental values.

Carter Page –

After the release of a 400-page FBI document, Page, a “campaign advisor” to the Trump campaign, declared that he was not an … Read More

In an unprecedented move against the second-highest-ranking official at The Department of Justice, two House conservatives, Representatives Mark Meadows (N.C.) and Jim Jordan (OH), have filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

I wrote about the incivility demonstrated … Read More

Wouldn’t Count On It

After Trump returned from the NATO conference and Helsinki summit — and tweeted what a great success it was — reality came in the form of Republican leadership telling the president that the press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin was a disaster and that … Read More

SPECIAL — Posted 4:51 pm

After President Trump met with Russia’s President Putin in Helsinki, Finland, the press conference that followed boiled down to one question and Trump’s response.

The question from Associated Press reporter Jonathan Lemire, as transcribed by VOX.

LEMIRE: Just now President … Read More

If you think that civility in America has disappeared. If you think that kindness and decency are lost in a sea of cynicism, then this commentary is for you.

Two documentaries – RBG, an “affectionate look” at U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg … Read More

Break the Law, Get a Pardon

In what is becoming routine, Donald Trump issued another pardon. This time to “two Oregon cattle ranchers,” The New York Times reports (July 10), “who had been serving out five-year sentences for arson on federal land — punishments that inspired the armed occupation of a … Read More