Saturday, August 17, 2019
The events in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend give new meaning to the phrase the enemy within. The country is under siege from what law enforcement officials are calling domestic terrorism inspired by white supremacist ideology. What...
They don’t call him the Grim Reaper for nothing. Killing legislation is what he does. But this time it’s different. The legislation is bipartisan, and it’s about election security. It would modernize voting...
After decades singing the same song about wanting strict constructionist judges who will follow the law and not make it, in the mold of Justice Scalia and Justice Thomas, the GOP took a sharp right turn with...
Maine Sen. Susan Collins was once one of those rare politicians who received rave reviews across party lines. Democrats loved her because she is pro-choice and works across party lines. Republicans loved the independence...
Remember Newt Gingrich? The former bombastic speaker of the House who gained prominence by denigrating his political opponents as “radical,” “sick,” and “traitors,” rhetoric that was not commonplace at the time, and sent shock...
The homemade peanut butter ice cream is great. The gnats are awful; they dive-bomb your eyes. Plains, Georgia hasn’t changed much since Jimmy Carter returned home after losing re-election 40 years ago. It’s still a pretty isolated place...
Medicare for All is a nice catchphrase, but for a party seeking to unseat President Trump, it is a poison pill that the Democratic candidates should not swallow whole. The popularizer of the idea, Bernie Sanders, conceded under...
Bernie Sanders is the most popular senator in America, according to the last 11 Morning Consult polls, a distinction that may say as much about the institution and its fall from grace as the curmudgeonly...
“Less is more” doesn’t have the ring of “It’s the economy, stupid” but it sums up the Biden campaign’s rope-a-dope strategy, engaging as little as possible with the media and the public as other Democratic primary candidates...
Young, mostly male, and overwhelmingly white judges appointed by President Trump are on the cusp of remaking the once reliably liberal Ninth Circuit of the Court of Appeals, the nation’s...

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