Meteorologist-in-Chief (Complete with Sharpie)

President Donald Trump erred in tweeting Alabama would be hit by Hurricane Dorian, then issued a fake map in a crude attempt to support his claim. Read the rest of this entry »

A False Dichotomy

American conservatives often argues that the United States is not a democracy, but a republic. That is a meaningless distinction in America. Read the rest of this entry »

Immigration as Reparations

President Donald Trump orders his aides to break the law to build the wall while others see immigration as a form of reparations. Read the rest of this entry »

David Koch’s Fraudulent Libertarianism

David Koch, who died last week, subscribed to a political philosophy that conveniently insured his company would make huge profits. Read the rest of this entry »

Time to Invoke

Donald Trump has provided more than enough evidence that he is too unstable to be president. It is time for his senior advisers to act. Read the rest of this entry »

1619 and 1776

Two dates, 1619 and 1776 — the scourge of America’s past and the promise of its birth — mark the contradiction that is the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Not a Colossal Policy

Ken Cuccinelli is inhumane. And, he reflects the values of the administration in which he serves. Read the rest of this entry »

Protecting Democracy

Public disclosure of campaign contributions protects democracy. It is currently legal and should remain so. Read the rest of this entry »

The Only Issue

President Donald Trump’s malevolence vs. “the last, best hope of earth.” Read the rest of this entry »

Mr. President, Please Stop

A plea for President Donald Trump to curb his incendiary rhetoric and support meaningful steps to stem gun violence. Read the rest of this entry »