Democrats at a Crossroad

Democrats must find a way to pass important parts of President Biden’s agenda soon, or risk running in 2022 with few legislative successes. Read the rest of this entry »

Manchin Refuses to Yield

West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin says he is committed to seeking bipartisanship in Congress. He is on a fool’s errand. Read the rest of this entry »

Some Good News! But, Wait…

The federal government’s intervention to help suffering Americans has worked. Now, it is time for Democrats to act on the rest of President Biden’s agenda. Read the rest of this entry »

Will There Be a Eulogy?

Republicans no longer support democracy. Will their opposition kill our democratic system? Read the rest of this entry »

Obstruction, Part Deux

Once again, Republicans are trying everything imaginable to obstruct a Democratic president. Read the rest of this entry »

Time for New Ideas on the Mideast

New and creative ideas are necessary if peace is ever to come for Israelis and Palestinians. Read the rest of this entry »

Scared of the Truth — and Democracy

The modern Republican Party finds truth and democracy inconvenient and an impediment to winning elections. Read the rest of this entry »

Mideast Conflict with Something New This Time

The current cycle of violence in the Mideast benefits both the current Israeli government and Hamas. Read the rest of this entry »

The Party Line

Leaders of today’s Republican Party expect all Republicans to toe the party line and accept that the truth is whatever the party says it is on any given day. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s All About 2024

Republicans are thinking about the 2024 election when they repeat the “Big Lie,” purge their party of those who speak the truth, and enact voter suppression laws. Read the rest of this entry »