Venom on the Right

Spokespeople on the right are sliming the outspoken survivors of the Florida school shooting. Such vitriol is symptomatic of a deeper problem within American conservatism. Read the rest of this entry »

“Chain” Migration Unchained

“Chain” migration — derided by immigration hardliners — was once their tool to preserve the “whiteness” of the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Mr. LaPierre, Cut the Sophistry

There is no valid argument against gun control other than a willingness some people must die so others may own guns. Read the rest of this entry »

This Will Not End Well

If Democrats win control of Congress and move to impeach the president, will President Trump’s supporters accept the outcome? Probably not. Read the rest of this entry »

Doing the Unexpected

Many American presidents gained fame by doing the opposite of what was expected. Can President Trump do the same on immigration? Read the rest of this entry »

The Stephen Miller Shutdown

Stephen Miller seems to be guiding White House immigration policy, pushing President Donald Trump into positions that led to the recent government shutdown. Read the rest of this entry »

The Year of Living Embarrassingly

President Donald Trump has taken the nation to the depths in 2017. Will 2018 be worse? Read the rest of this entry »

What Are They Thinking?

Republicans head into the midterm elections with an unpopular president and a legislative achievement not many Americans like. Read the rest of this entry »

Undermining the Rule of Law (It’s the Autocrat’s Way)

President Trump will stop at nothing, including attacking the rule of law. Read the rest of this entry »

A Necessary Sacrifice

Senator Al Franken’s departure from the Senate is a sign of rapidly changing times. Read the rest of this entry »