Politics

Here We Go

Well, it’s the bottom of the ninth, two outs. Time to bring in the top gun! For roughly five hours, all media will be consumed by the testimony of Robert Mueller sitting before two House committees.

Here’s what the president said yesterday about former federal … Read More

The Echo of Fascism

“SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK!”

We’ve heard it all before. “LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP!” You may laugh it off, but this is what fascism sounds like. Don’t be fooled just because there are no tanks in … Read More

In countless letters to his wife and partner, Abigail, John Adams poured out his heart and his mind. Abigail was not just a sounding board for his political conscience; she was his moral compass in every way.

Adams, 90, and Thomas Jefferson 83, while gravely … Read More

Here I am relaxing on a Sunday morning with my double-espresso watching CNN’s Jake Tapper spend nearly thirty minutes interviewing Vice-President Mike Pence on a variety of issues when it happened…

“I want to ask you a question about climate change,” Tapper begins. “The director … Read More

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell has always excelled at partisanship, but his most recent remark should clinch his enshrinement in the hypocrites hall of fame. Ensconced in the safety of Paducah, Kentucky where the welcoming waters of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers meet, the Senate Majority … Read More

At best, the presidency of Donald Trump is bad soap opera. At worst, it undermines everything the country stands for. Lately, that’s constitutional oversight and the rule of law.

Republicans in Washington are, for the most part, lost. A majority don’t work for the people … Read More

Last Friday, during the debate in the Missouri state House on a new bill designed to ban abortions for women at eight weeks of pregnancy, Republican Representative Barry Hovis said that the majority of sexual assaults he dealt with in law enforcement were not strangers … Read More