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A Foolish Inconsistency of the House Democrats

Before we get to our feature film, here’s a selected short subject that’s related. Nancy Pelosi is in the news these days primarily for her...

Mr. Mueller, Uncle Sam Needs You (and You Get Another Chance to Come Through)

Dear Mr. Mueller. I don’t get it. You’re a smart guy, so you do understand what the stakes are in this crisis created by the Trump...

How Impeaching Barr Would Be a Good Strategic Step Toward Getting to Trump

It is easily shown that Barr has abused the powers of his office, sided with a lawless President against the rule of law that...

How a Moral Crisis Underlies US Political Crisis

This piece ran this week as a newspaper op/ed in my congressional District (VA-06). I ran it as a kind of sequel to the...

When Evil Rises Among a People

This will be my next weekly op/ed in my congressional district (VA-06). ************************** For me, the most memorable scene in the memorable 1972 film Cabaret takes...

Frum’s Arguments — the Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain — Against Impeachment

Whether the United States will deal successfully with what is undoubtedly the most lawless President in American history is likely the most important political...

“By the Book” Mueller Disappoints

I just watched Mueller's statement before the Press. He remained "by the book" -- as he has so often been described. ("By the book" in...

If Pelosi is Right, and I’m Wrong, It’s a Sad Commentary On America

I’ve been arguing as strongly as I can that the Democrats in the House should go all-out for impeachment, just as Trump is going...

Will Trump’s Attack, Like Pearl Harbor, Awaken a “Sleeping Giant”?

When Japan attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor, sinking a substantial portion of the American Pacific Fleet, the Japanese Admiral Yamamoto said that...

Mr. Mueller, Where is that Patriotism of Yours?

Like most Americans who know anything about you, I’ve regarded you as a most admirable man. The reasons you chose to head to Vietnam...
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