Government By Temper Tantrum

The two-year-old in the White House failed to get his way, so he partially shut down the federal government. The rest of us suffer because he is insufferable. Read the rest of this entry »

Thoughts on 2020

The 2020 campaign has begun, and Democrats will have a cast of dozens vying tor the presidency. What should the party seek in a nominee? Read the rest of this entry »

A Divided Congress

The U.S. government’s dysfunction is likely to get worse with a Democratic-controlled House confronting Senate Republicans and an impetuous president. Read the rest of this entry »

Good Riddance

A terrible year is over. Will 2019 be any better? Read the rest of this entry »

Our Clueless President

President Donald Trump’s post-Christmas trip to visit the troops in Iraq has reenforced the conviction the he is ill-equipped to handle the job. Read the rest of this entry »

Peace on Earth

The message of this season is Peace on Earth. Read the rest of this entry »

Putin’s Stooge

President Donald Trump’s Syrian announcement was applauded in Moscow. Read the rest of this entry »

Thanks, GOP (Seriously!)

Republican opposition to Obamacare fuels public interest in expanding healthcare coverage. Read the rest of this entry »

Who’s “Dumb As a Rock?”

President Donald Trump surrendered the negotiating high ground when he told top Democrats he would gladly shut down the government over funding a wall on the border. Read the rest of this entry »

Going Down With Trump

President Trump faces mounting legal problems. How long can the bulk of the Republican Party stick by him? Read the rest of this entry »