Politics and History

How Do You Like Them Apples?

“Applegate,” a trivial matter that reveals so much about President Donald Trump. Read the rest of this entry »

Omar, Trump, and Anti-Semitism

Representative Ilhan Omar’s comments about Israel and American lobby groups have touched off controversy. Were they anti-Semitic? Read the rest of this entry »

Who’s Winning Now?

For someone who boasts of unprecedented winning, President Donald Trump has been losing a lot lately. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump Endangers Humanity

President Donald Trump’s denial of climate change puts humanity at risk. Read the rest of this entry »

The Don and His Consigliere

Michael Cohen detailed — with documents — wrongdoing by Donald Trump that occurred both before and after Trump became president. Read the rest of this entry »

Not All Democrats Are the Same

The growing field of Democratic presidential candidates reflects the wide spectrum of views within the party. Read the rest of this entry »

The Law and Trump’s Wall

President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency will not be approved by the courts, and the military will not build a wall on the border. Read the rest of this entry »

Socialism and Reform

Socialism used to be a slur. Now, politicians embrace the term. Read the rest of this entry »

It Is Called Congressional Oversight, Mr. President

President Donald Trump is coming under increasing congressional scrutiny, and it scares him. Read the rest of this entry »

All Roads Lead to Rome

A new book reminds us of the fragility of republican government. Read the rest of this entry »