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Andy Schmookler

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Wanting to Love the Broken in a Broken Time (My latest op/ed in very...

This piece is appearing in several newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). **************************** Like most of the people I know, I’ve tried over the...

I’d Feel More Confident that the Dems Will Fight the Trump Party Right If…

Donald Trump's becoming President has surely transformed Liberal America (and its political arm, the Democratic Party). The sight of so much power being wielded...

Is Rational Argument Worthless? (This week’s op/ed in red VA-06)

This piece is appearing in newspapers this week in VA-06. I've revised it some from the print version. ********************* The other day, a serious thinker about...

AG-Nominee William Barr, Revisited

In a piece here a few days ago, i.e. the day before AG nominee William Barr appeared at his hearing before the Senate Judiciary...

AG-Nominee Barr’s Statement Has Given Me a Shot of Hope

This was born as a comment on Blue Virginia, and then was posted as a brief entry on Daily Kos.  "I am allowing myself to...

Persisting in a Mistake is No Virtue (My latest challenge to the conservatives)

This piece is appearing this week and next week in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ***************************** “To err is human.” So we all...

Whoopi, While Critiquing Ocasio-Cortez, Commits Typical Liberal Error

An article on Huffington Post, bearing the title "Whoopi Goldberg Tells Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to 'Sit Still' and 'Learn the Job,'" is worth reading for...

Presenting the Climate Change Issue as “Investing in our Infrastructure”

And here's the pitch: Just as we spend a lot of money every year to repair our roads and bridges, so we also need to...

The View from Trump World (My latest challenge to the conservatives)

This is appearing as an op/ed this week in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ********************** “To us Trump supporters, it is amazing how...

Coming to Terms with “All Men Are Mortal”

I came upon something the other day that I feel moved to share even though it is off topic for this forum. I thought it...
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