Category Archives: Politics

Hillary Clinton: Revolutionary, National Treasure

Written the week of the election, and posted the day the Electoral College votes:  A tribute to a bright light of 2016. The darkness and shock of the wee small hours of Wednesday, November 9 will forever be etched in … Continue reading

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Judicial Watch Strikes Out

Today in court filings, the Department of State confirmed that the 30 emails that had been recovered from 15,000 emails Clinton had deleted or had not been located during State’s search of its records were not the “smoking gun” that … Continue reading

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Trump’s Epic Immigration Flip-Flop

Trump’s “pivot” on immigration policy announced last night is the equivalent of Hillary Clinton deciding she is against college affordability.  It’s a flip flop of epic proportions.  Even as Trump scrambles to put together cohesive policies that are attractive to … Continue reading

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Trump TV Coming Your Way November 9th?

Trumps’s campaign reshuffle, announced today, is another indicator that he’s pursuing multiple paths with his presidential campaign.  Presumably, Trump wants to win. But if he cannot win, the obvious move is to parlay his new fame, reach, and audience, into … Continue reading

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GOP’s Baseless Perjury Charges Against Clinton

House Republicans Jason Chaffetz and Bob Goodlatte wrote this week to U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips, alleging that Hillary Clinton perjured herself four times in sworn testimony before Congress in 2015.  Their call for another Clinton investigation and prosecution is … Continue reading

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Gingich Call for Deportation Based on Sharia Adherence Unconstitutional

Newt Gingrich on Thursday called for the United States to test every person with a Muslim background to see if they believe in Sharia law, and deport those who do. It looked like a Hail Mary for the Trump VP spot as news … Continue reading

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#Enough: On the Senate’s Fight Over Gun Control

With overwhelming public support for reasonable gun control measures like background checks (about 90% of all Americans, demonstrated in five polls in 2015) the GOP is playing with political fire, and with lives, by continuing to resist legislation that is … Continue reading

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Obama endorses Hillary Clinton, Sanders losing leverage by the minute.

President Obama has just endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. It’s now clear what he and Bernie Sanders were discussing in the Oval office this morning. Not only if Sanders would capitulate, but when.  It’s also clear that Sanders was told … Continue reading

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Trump’s Racist “Bias” Accusations Undermine Our Judicial System

In a case of brilliant timing, the Supreme Court today issued a ruling outlining the contours of judicial bias and recusal, holding that  due process requires that a judge should recuse him- or herself if they had a significant personal … Continue reading

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Ryan’s Tepid “Endorsement” is all Leverage

Donald Trump’s presumptive nomination is the very definition of a political rock and hard place for Republicans who preferred a more traditional and principled candidate.  This dilemma looms largest for Paul Ryan, the highest ranking Republican in office, who has … Continue reading

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