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Andy Schmookler

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When You’re a Star, You Can Do Anything

This piece will be running in newspapers in my very red district (VA-06). ************************************** We should have known what we were getting when we heard Trump...

Impeachment Delayed is America Imperiled

It looks to me increasingly likely that the Trump presidency will end with his removal from office through impeachment (despite the effort of the...

Dear Trump Supporters: The Survival of American Democracy May Depend on You

This piece is running in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ******************************* Trump supporters: Uncle Sam needs you. If one could count on politicians to...

I Challenge Bob Goodlatte to a Public Debate on Whether Donald Trump Poses a...

I intend to pose the following public challenge to Representative Bob Goodlatte (VA-06), Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, against whom I ran in...

A Time of Darkness, Yes, But the Light is Getting Stronger, Too

It is true that these are dark times. Never before have we had a president so dishonest, so reckless, so arrogant, so lacking in...

Republicans: Believing the Unbelievable

This piece will be running in newspapers in my very Republican 6th Congressional District. These are unhappy times in America. But of all the distressing...

Thoughts on the Media’s Fawning Response to Trump’s “Presidential” Speech to Congress Last Week

There's been much talk about how the press fell all over itself to laud Trump for reading off a teleprompter words -- written by...

Thoughts from My Encounters with the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces)

This was written as my wife and I are making our first trip to Israel. It is one of a series of pieces I've been...

On Trump’s Attack on the ‘So-Called’ Judge, and the Trumpist’s ‘Culling’ of CNN from...

Two thoughts of a semi-strategic nature: 1) In his confirmation hearings in the Senate, Mr. Gorsuch should be asked: "What is your opinion of President...

Are We Too Late? Blood, Sweat, Toil and Tears in the Age of Trump

One of history's most dramatic tales involves the failure of Britain to respond to the rise of military might and aggressiveness in Nazi Germany...
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