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Andy Schmookler

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Dems Should Speak Out Now to Counter the Threat that Trump Will Try to...

I drafted this piece on Tuesday, the day before the pipe-bomb story broke. On Tuesday, the "Now" in the title seemed right. But waiting...

Don’t Choose Hatred (My Latest Challenge to the Conservatives)

This piece will be running, over this coming week, in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06) ************************* What President Trump is doing with that...

Mueller’s (Misplaced?) Caution and Trump’s Rising Approval Ratings

Have you wondered why it is that the percentage of Americans approving of the job Trump has been doing as President has been slowly...

A Party of Cheaters

This piece has appeared in newspapers in my very red District (VA-06). ************************* When I was a kid, I spent nearly every moment I could playing...

Explaining Why Anti-Semitism has Been an Endemic Sickness in our Civilization, Or, How Anti-Semitism...

This piece is occasioned by the recent anti-Semitic attack of vandalism in Fairfax, Virginia, which reinforces the disturbing anti-Semitic dimensions of last year's neo-Nazi,...

Why I Believe the Futures Markets Wrong in Downgrading the Dems’ Midterm Prospects Post-Kavanaugh

This piece began as a comment I posted on the Sunday news summary. I'm presenting it here expanded to include some additional thoughts. *********************** It galls...

That Which Unites/Divides Us

This piece is appearing in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ******************************** When I published, a few weeks ago, a piece with the title...

Talk One Way, Walk the Other: The Epidemic of Hypocrisy in Conservative America

This piece is appearing in newspapers in my very red District (VA-06). *********************** Is there much doubt whether people -- if they were asked whether they’d...

Poetic Justice: How Democrats Might Make a Kavanaugh Confirmation Backfire on the GOP

As of this writing, the futures market deems it exactly a 50-50 proposition whether Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed. My hope, of course, is that he...

How Should a Nation Deal with an Illegitimate Election?

Preamble: I listened to a panel of some of the usual MSNBC legal experts discussing the question of how much threat to President Trump either...
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