(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 20, 2020 Biden Endorsement on Hold
The draconian steps to which the Democratic Party and their major media benefactors went to defeat the Sanders campaign raise deep fundamental, political, social, and constitutional concerns.
SHARE Wednesday, June 10, 2020 The Four Corner Posts of Police Violence
Two things the police do not want pointed at them are guns and cameras. Guns pose a lethal threat, so that's understandable. Cameras, however, pose a different threat that police fear -- a legal threat
SHARE Wednesday, May 27, 2020 The Coast IS NOT Clear
In little more than 100 days, the death toll is over 100,000. That's one hundred thousand Americans killed by this virus on American soil in less than four months. It is a staggering figure, historic in its proportions. It may be only the beginning.
SHARE Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Behold the Beauty and Savagery of Nature
The coronavirus is now unleashed upon mankind. Nature's methods of maintaining critical, life-sustaining balance are not subtle or even necessarily gradual. When things change, they can change with breathtaking speed.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 19, 2020 The Biden Conundrum
The problem is corruption. It is the stage on which Trump stands. You can rid the nation of Trump by removing him from office, but without systemic change, you cannot eliminate the conditions that brought him to power and allow him to remain in power.
(7 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 8, 2020 The Political Assassination of Bernie Sanders
Joe Biden's candidacy had the same purpose as Michael Bloomberg's: they were designed, planned, and promoted to derail the most popular and most trusted candidate in America, Bernie Sanders. No, it was not a fair fight, not even close.
(10 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 5, 2020 Why Is Joe Biden Even Still in This Race?
The ultimate political retread, a guy on his third run for the Democratic nomination after the first two failed decades ago, is leading the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on the backs of African American voters, mostly in former slave-states 20 years into the twenty-first century. How can this be?
SHARE Sunday, March 1, 2020 Joe Biden Finally Wins a Primary ... in the Heart of Dixie
Biden has had little success in Democratic strongholds thus far, but South Carolina held the promise of a revival with its old-school southern perspectives and contempt for northern intellectualism. South Carolina might matter to the Democrats in a presidential election year if it were not dead-red and there were no plausible scenario in which it might be in play in November's general election.
SHARE Monday, February 17, 2020 Sanders Gives the Democrats Legitimacy
Sanders represents the best, most valuable, and rarest kind of political power through social relevance. He offers a rare opportunity for the Democratic Party to gain historic ground. This is one wave Democratic leadership can and should ride.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, February 2, 2020 An Acquittal of Donald Trump Is By No Means a Certainty
A question is often asked of Senate pundits: How many Republican senators would vote to convict Donald Trump if it were a secret vote? The answer is, invariably, more than enough to remove him from office.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, February 2, 2020 Let's Talk About Bernie Sanders, the Democratic Team Player
Bernie Sanders is an Independent who defines himself as a Socialist. But his interaction with the Democrats has been almost categorically cooperative and supportive. Sanders gets behind nearly every important Democratic initiative.
SHARE Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Of Good Guys, Bad Guys, and Monsters
Iranian general Qassem Suleimani was without any question revered by Iranians. They embraced not only his military accomplishments but his vision.
SHARE Monday, January 6, 2020 Madam Speaker, I Rise in Support of Withholding the Articles
The American people want precisely what you are negotiating for -- open, public testimony from administration officials with direct, firsthand knowledge of the events for which the president has been impeached. They are surely entitled to have it.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 4, 2020 A US-Iranian War -- What Does Putin Want?
The Iranians will not stand for the killing of Qassem Soleimani. They absolutely will retaliate. People are going to die. How they react, what kind of operation they undertake will be key to the scope of the escalation.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 18, 2019 What if Roberts Holds Out?
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on record saying he has no intention of facilitating anything resembling a fair trial of the impeachment charges against Donald Trump.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, December 6, 2019 Thinking Outside the Box on Impeachment
The constitutional experts who testified as to the appropriateness of impeachment at this moment in US history found that impeachment was clearly warranted. In fact, urgently.
SHARE Sunday, November 24, 2019 Reload
It is quite likely the American people will respect the efforts of Congressional Democrats even more if the Democrats stand on principle rather than allowing polling numbers to dictate their strategy.
SHARE Sunday, November 17, 2019 For Trump, It's the White House or the Big House
Donald Trump is effectively trapped in the Oval Office. If he leaves the presidency, either by impeachment-mandated removal or resignation, he will be subject to prosecution and based on the evidence, likely conviction.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Pardoning Trump for Obstruction Would Be a Big Mistake
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reportedly adamant that the case for impeachment should be focused solely on issues related to Ukraine-gate. There are however voices in Democratic leadership that are arguing for articles that would include the acts of obstruction in the Mueller Report. Additional consideration is being given to violations of the Emoluments Clause.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 6, 2019 Will Trump Relinquish Power?
Trump has everything to gain by remaining in office and everything to lose by leaving office. This is not a guy who has any intention of going quietly into that good night.
Eviction will not be pretty, but it will be necessary.