Politics and History

Over to You, Congress

President Donald Trump is in serious legal jeopardy, and he knows it. Read the rest of this entry »

The Divine Right of Trump

President Donald Trump believes criticism of him is tantamount to treason. That assertion is, itself, treasonous. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump Destroys the Constitution

President Donald Trump undermines the rule of law, plunging the nation into a constitutional crisis. Congressional Democrats have only one option. Read the rest of this entry »

Our Scrappy Democracy: More Conflict Than Consensus

American historians incorrectly assess the American past. Conflict rather than consensus defines it. Read the rest of this entry »

More Than San Diego

The blogger’s 18-year-old daughter reflects on hatred, anti-semitism, and identity following the synagogue shooting near San Diego. Read the rest of this entry »

The Wrong Candidate For These Times

Joe Biden still has not satisfactorily apologized to Anita Hill. He is not the strongest Democratic candidate. Read the rest of this entry »

The Case for Impeachment

Despite compelling counter-arguments, it is time for House Democrats to begin impeachment proceedings. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump Thinks He’s Happy Now! Just Wait

President Donald Trump says he is happy after the release of the redacted Mueller report. Will he be happy when more details emerge? Read the rest of this entry »

The Bottom Line

The Mueller report does not make for happy reading for President Donald Trump as it makes clear the ways in which he obstructed justice. Read the rest of this entry »

You Are Responsible, Mr. President

Representative Ilhan Omar says she is receiving more death threats following President Donald Trump’s retweeting of a video critical of her. The president, as usual, is not remorseful. Read the rest of this entry »