democratic (small d) Power Grab

Voting reform benefits the Democratic Party. It also benefits democracy. Read the rest of this entry »

Time’s Up, Senator!

It is now obvious that Republicans in the Senate will not protect voting rights. That means the filibuster must go! Read the rest of this entry »

The Republican Predicament

Republicans face a quandary over whether to continue their cult-like subservience to the former president who lost the White House and both chambers of Congress. Read the rest of this entry »

Donald Trump, Please Keep Talking

Donald Trump says Republicans may not vote in 2022 and 2024. That is good news for Democrats! Read the rest of this entry »

A Simple Question

Louisiana Republican Representative Steve Scalise’s refusal to answer a simple question has enormous and potentially dangerous consequences for the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

So… The Emperor Has No Clothes

The recent standoff — now, temporarily resolved — over raising the debt ceiling demonstrates the weakness of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Read the rest of this entry »

Creativity Required

Democrats need to think creatively to work out an agreement to pass President Joe Biden’s ambitious social agenda. Read the rest of this entry »

Where Is the Bottom?

Republicans appear willing to plot coups, threaten the financial stability of the country, and jeopardize the health of schoolchildren. Read the rest of this entry »

Quality, Not Quantity

The cost of domestic programs is important. But, even more important is on what money is spent. Read the rest of this entry »

Republican Tyranny Writ Large

Republicans hypocritically complain that President Joe Biden is a tyrant while ignoring the tyranny they perpetrate. Read the rest of this entry »