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The Sacred Space of Lovers — the Op/Ed

This is the piece I wrote about toward the end of the article I posted here yesterday. It's a piece that ran in the...

How Evil Can Become Dominant in a Democracy

The Teeter Totter Image Surely it must be clear that in America, over the past generation, the power of destructive forces has increased. The fact...

Relating to the One-Third of Our Countrymen Who Support the Atrocity that is President...

On a piece posted earlier today, I asked how so many "decent people" can approve of Trump (and in particular can approve of Trump's...

Puzzled by Supporters of Trump

This piece will be running this week in newspapers in my very conservative congressional District (VA-06). ******************* Where I Went Wrong In the fall of 2015, I...

Approving Trump’s Assault on the Rule of Law?

This piece will be appearing in newspapers in my very conservative district (VA--06). In the wake of the pardon of the unrepentant former Sheriff, Joe...

Better Human Story #8– Prepare for the Best

You can find the earlier entries in this series here. ****************** In a comment on installment # 5  – the entry in this series that presented...

How Northam Might Handle the Confederate Monuments Issue

Yesterday, in a series of comments on my own piece on "The Republicans' Smart Move on the White Supremacy Issue," which focused on the...

The Republicans’ Smart Move on the White Supremacy Issue

Ordinarily, I don't go public with such an early draft of a piece as this. I expect that a more polished version will be...

Is Abuse of the Pardon Power an Impeachable Offense?

This coming Tuesday, our grotesque President is scheduled to go to Phoenix for one of his campaign-style (I was tempted to say Nuremberg-style) rallies. President...

White Supremacy

This piece is appearing this week in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06) ********************* It is not difficult to see that a phenomenon like “white...
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