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Andy Schmookler

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We’re Losing Ground in a Political War We Absolutely Must Win

Introduction The ongoing damage to what’s best about our nation, over the past generation, has not just been the responsibility of the right, which has...

Who Cares About Justice? (My Latest Challenge to My Republican Neighbors)

This piece has run as an op/ed in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ************************* Justice has been called the most important virtue for...

Incontrovertible Proof that Our Side Needs a Stronger Messaging Campaign

This might be regarded as a sequel to my piece, from last weekend, Why I Don’t Trust the Democrats to Run the Right Campaign...

Rod Rosenstein’s Dilemma

"The Constitutional Crisis is Here" reads the title of the recent column by Eugene Robinson in the Washington Post. Robinson's piece concerns President Trump's "demand" that...

What Are We to Think of Governor Northam?

I’m really asking. My own sense of him had been, until recently, that he was a man who genuinely wants to do good. But then lately,...

Why I Don’t Trust the Democrats to Run the Right Campaign for the Age...

Nader’s Challenge In recent interview on MSNBC, Ralph Nader challenged the Democrats: "Democratic Party: …(L)ook in the mirror, and ask yourself why you cannot landslide the...

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

This piece has run in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ********************** I feel exceptionally fortunate in the time and place I have lived...

Asking: How Should the Dems Run this Year?

This is really to pose the question. I am going to frame the question with a few thoughts to frame it, but my purpose...

Trying to Understand the Desire to Kill the Iran Deal

On the Iran nuclear deal, I've tried to make a good faith effort to judge whether there could be any GOOD reasons to scuttle...

Response to a Right-Wing Troll: My Challenge to the Republicans

This piece has appeared in several newspapers in my red congressional District (VA--6). ************************* Response to the Right-Wing Troll “More anti-TRUMP garbage from a well known...
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