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A Clue Revealing the Republican Darkness

This piece will be appearing this week as an op/ed in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06) **************************** Like the clue that unravels a...

Will This Be Trump’s “Have You No Decency?” Moment?

Something big may be happening. It's about today's news in the Trump/Puerto Rico story. Trump may have crossed a line, for some of his...

Isn’t It “Conservative” to Care About American Norms?

Before getting to the present piece, a word about a previous posting, i.e. the latest entry in my series, "A Better Human Story," which...

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...

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...

To Trump Supporters: Do We Dare Take So Big a Risk?

This piece will be running shortly in newspapers in my very Republican congressional district (VA-06). ******************** A word, please, with you who still support President Trump. Let...

Presidential Historian Walter Issacson Needlessly Baffled by Trump’s Choice Not to...

I was just watching Thursday's "The 11th Hour," with Brian Williams interviewing presidential historians Jon Meacham and Walter Isaacson. Isaacson sketched out an image to...

Rule of Law in America? It’s Up to Trump Voters

This piece has appeared in my very red congressional District (VA-06). ************* Let me demonstrate, in a few steps, why it is likely up to Trump...