Sean Hannity: Deceptive Provocateur

Sometimes Sean Hannity says he is not a journalist, other times he claims he is. Either way, he needs to be more transparent. Read the rest of this entry »

Mafia Don

President Donald Trump as a Mafia boss is one of the insights in fired FBI Director James Comey’s new book. Read the rest of this entry »

Paul Ryan: The Conflict Between Philosophy and Religion

Speaker Paul Ryan failed to deliver on his political promises and, instead, leaves the Republican Party in the hands of President Donald Trump. Read the rest of this entry »

Oligarchy and the Demagogue

President Donald Trump is a demagogue who presides over an oligarchic government, contrary to the Constitution. Read the rest of this entry »

“Their Fight is Our Fight”

The recent teacher strikes and protests may be a sign of wider social and political discontent in America. Read the rest of this entry »

The President’s Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, President Donald Trump posted a series of tweets condemning immigrants before attending church services. Read the rest of this entry »

Let Joe Do It

President Donald Trump has no governing experience and relies on equally ill-prepared advisers — examples of the modern disdain for experts. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Madison Still Relevant?

James Madison revised conventional thinking on republics. Do the ideas of the Father of the Constitution still have relevance in the age of Trump? Read the rest of this entry »

Soft Autocracy

Americans have become distrustful of democracy, a trend that could enable the rise of an autocracy. Read the rest of this entry »

Spin Cannot Hide a Blue Wave

No amount of Republican spin can mask the party’s devastating defeat in Tuesday’s special election in Pennsylvania. Read the rest of this entry »