Reading Time: 4 minutes To Fox News commentators, impeachments are attempted coups and Trump invented weekends.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Long after having left the battlefield, many veterans are still fighting. They wrestle with what they have seen, done, and become. For too many of them, this proves to be a battle they cannot win.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If they want to win the presidency after Donald Trump leaves office, Republicans need to find candidates untainted by his incompetence and corruption.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Things are getting so insane in Washington that it’s tough to keep up. The bad news is that it will only get worse.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If Democrats want to do impeachment right, they have to do it by the book. And Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) is off to a bad start.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As the Ukraine crisis heats up, President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani are often accused of Mafia tactics. But if real mobsters were as comically inept, they’d all be in prison.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Not all heroes wear capes. Some are young girls.
Reading Time: 3 minutes For nearly a century, conservatives have labeled ideas they don’t like as “socialism” to get Americans to vote against their own interests. While that con worked when the Soviet Union was around, young voters today are embracing socialist ideas and turning their backs on the GOP.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The political class has already identified Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) Achilles heel: an error in judgment she made when filling out a form three decades ago. How should she respond when President Donald Trump tries to make it a campaign issue?
Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2018 Stacey Abrams was robbed of becoming the country’s first female African American governor. Next year, she hopes to get the last laugh by helping Democrats across the country avoid her fate.
Reading Time: 4 minutes How many fatalities on the world’s roads does ‘Super Mario Kart’ cause each year? What role did the game ‘Call of Duty’ play in the invasion of Iraq? And when will the video game industry be held to account for the carnage it causes?
Reading Time: 5 minutes For two decades, Fox News has made piles of money from creating a fictional America in which conservatives are under assault and can play the victim. More covertly, it has been driving the Republican agenda.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While many Americans are dreading the prospect of a second term for President Donald Trump, maybe they should be even more worried about a narrow Trump loss. All signs indicate that, in order to stay in office — and out of jail — he will take US democracy down with him.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Let’s stop pretending the US is still a country of laws, because some people are allowed to get away with even the most blatant violations of society’s rules.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The media totally flubbed the 2016 primary and general election. And that’s being kind. So far, it looks as though corporate news outlets will make the same mistakes again by putting profit over useful information on the candidates.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is doing everything in his power to make sure that US elections remain vulnerable. He is just the latest Republican to play into Russia’s hands — and he likely won’t be the last.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump’s complete lack of shame and total disregard for the truth help him when he goes up against anybody with honor and a sense of duty.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In an effort to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, several states are considering moves that would keep him off the ballot next November if he does not comply. That’s foolish in every way.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s one thing for backward-thinking politicians to impose their ideology on a populace that views them as extreme. But they should at least be consistent. A clear-minded look at the abortion debate.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many western countries are experiencing a healthcare personnel shortage. Immigrants have stepped in to fill the void but populists and racists have used the situation to tap into the xenophobia of their supporters.