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Are the Democrats Up to the Trump Task at Hand?

In some important ways, the Democrats are approaching this upcoming impeachment process properly. Because not enough of the American people can yet see the...

An Opportune Moment to Hit Trump on Climate Change

An Opportune Moment As the picture of the gathering climate crisis gets ever more grave, and the inadequacy of the response to this greatest challenge...

The Republicans’ Relationship with the Future (Another Challenge to the Conservatives)

This piece is appearing this weekend in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ***************************** How one regards the future presents a clear window into...

How Can Anyone Take Seriously What Bob Goodlatte Says?

Today, Bob Goodlatte tweeted this: "The truth IS best served with transparency. What is Director Comey trying to hide from the American people with his baseless...

The One Good Thing About Evil (Another challenging message to the conservatives)

This piece is running in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ************************** Despite all the damage that “evil” does to the world, evil does...

Why Impeachment Will Be a Must, and a Political Winner, Regardless of the Senate

I hope the Democrats in the House are clear-eyed about this: the time will surely come for impeachment hearings. (Not instead of doing all...

America Richer, Americans Poorer

This piece appeared in October in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ******************* I’m writing this while sitting at the main train station in...

Did a Loss of Sexual Powers Make Trump More Evil?

I'm surprised to find myself thinking about Trump's sex life-- and not a propos of his violating campaign laws with illegal pay-offs, and not...

Stacey Abrams Shows the Democrats How It’s Done

I’ve been writing of late -- — e.g. here (“The Key Role of Public Opinion in the Gathering Trump War”)and here (“Making the Republicans Pay...

Making the Republicans Pay for Their Evils

On the Rachel Maddow show for Wednesday, November 15, she had a segment on the Republican playbook in which they shout "Fraud" -- with...
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