Politics

In the olden days (of 2017), I used to say, “every week”; ridiculous! Every DAY, Trump and/or his administration face some new potential legal or ethical issue. Here’s the latest rundown:

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke –

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Never Forget

NBC’s Saturday Night Live (Nov. 11), offered a funny and thoughtful exchange between regular Pete Davidson and Lt. Com. Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL who lost an eye from an I.E.D. in Afghanistan and was recently elected to the House.

As the segment of … Read More

“When a man does all he can, though it succeeds not well, blame not him that did it.” – George Washington, Rules of Civility

Civility is a word Mr. Trump and his spokespersons use only when condemning reporters who have the temerity to ask hard … Read More

The Cradle of Liberty

After spending a week in Boston, I came away refreshed from tours of the Freedom Trail, the North Church, Boston’s original State House and Faneuil Hall, often referred to as The Cradle of Liberty.

Prior to the Revolutionary War, thousands stood in that great … Read More

Cartoon by Friedrich Graetz, published in Puck in 1882. (Library of Congress)

In the run-up to the midterms on Tuesday, President Trump has been hitting the campaign trail, hitting Democrats, and anyone else in his way, about the dangers from a group of Central American … Read More

“Tomorrow the migrants… are more than two months away — if any of them actually come here, but tomorrow is one week before the midterm election, which is what all of this is about.” – Shepard Smith, FOX News anchor, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

Shepard … Read More

#This I Pledge

The political poison that has infected the electorate can no longer be ignored.

Each incident – from the shooting of congressional Republicans on a baseball field last year, to the venomous Senate hearings last month – raises the threat toward greater violence.

Given the most … Read More