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Laurence Tribe’s Surprisingly Lame Arguments Against Impeachment (Part II)

In the first part of this piece, published here several days ago, I argued that the brilliant Harvard legal scholar, Laurence Tribe, has made...

Laurence Tribe’s Surprisingly Lame Arguments Against Impeachment (Part I)

I've always had a very high regard for Laurence Tribe, Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard University. Some years back, I was hoping that...

Needed: A Pre-emptive Attack on the Abuse of the Pardon Power

A Legit Power Can Be Abused People have spoken – too much, in my view – about how broad, how nearly unlimited, is the power...

Question for Readers Here: Who Is Going to Win This Battle?

In America right now, two forces seem to be moving rapidly toward a collision. One might be called "the force of the rule of...

Trump Voters, and the Enlightened Self-Interest of Being Our Brothers’ Keepers

I've noted that, when I've made my recurrent suggestion that we on the liberal side need to find effective ways to reach out to...

How Republican Trump-Protection Might Play into the Democrats’ Hands

I should begin by admitting that I’ve been distressed by the recent attacks against Robert Mueller and the Trump/Russia investigations. Distressed, first of all, by...

What Last Night Means for America’s Trump Problem

It is widely recognized that yesterday's election results -- in Virginia, and elsewhere -- represent a powerful repudiation of Donald Trump's presidency. Perhaps a...

“This is white male privilege rearing its ugly head from behind...

by Taikein Cooper Friday night, I was troubled by the words of Donald J. Trump. While that is not a novelty, this time was different....

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...

“Press the Battle”* Is Still the Message for the Democrats

I wrote the following piece earlier today (Thursday, July 27). Then in the evening I heard news that may -- or may not, we...