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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...

I Never Would Have Thought It Possible (What the Propagandists of the Right Have...

This piece has appeared in newspapers in my very conservative congressional District (VA-06). ************ Over the past generation, the political right in America has accomplished something...

The Right-Wing Stole the Court — Liberals Shouldn’t Shut Up About It

The Call to Battle: A major crime has been committed in the United States, in plain sight, and the criminals are getting away with it. The...

Are We Stuck with Jeff Sessions, AG?

Not long ago, as all will recall, President Trump was badmouthing his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions. Many rallied to warn off the President from firing...
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