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Once Again Today, We See the Cost of Battles Unfought

A week ago I published here a piece titled "I'm Heartsick: Are the Democrats Going to Forfeit This Battle, Too." That one was about...

Wednesday News: “Merrick Who? McConnell Says He’d Totally Fill Another SCOTUS...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, May 29. Reasons for Hope and Concern in Europe’s...

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...

The Kavanaugh/Garland Contrast Reveals the Democrats’ Profound “Awakening” — PART I

A NECESSARY CHANGE OF SPIRIT The spirit of Liberal America has undergone a profound transformation. Millions of American citizens in Liberal America, and in the...

We Can’t Be Strong Until We Understand How We’ve Been Weak

This week's Supreme Court decisions reveal how important it is that Liberal America match its political opponents in the fierce determination to win it...

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 Obama Can Break the Impasse on the Supreme Court Vacancy

The Republicans are getting away with their disgraceful strategy of blocking the whole constitutional process for filling a Supreme Court vacancy. All signs show...

Sen. Tim Kaine: “there is clearly something about this particular President...

Sen. Tim Kaine held a chat the other day on Quora regarding Senate Republicans' refusal to even meet with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee,...

Thursday News: GOP “extremism on full display” with SCOTUS pick; Trump...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, March 17. The GOP’s reaction to Obama’s court nominee puts...

Marc Ash Writes a Piece, “Merrick Garland, What’s the Point?” Here’s...

I just got an email from Marc Ash, editor of the progressive news site, "Reader Supported News." The title of the piece gives a...