As a person who is a Roman Catholic by birth and by choice - sort of - I have had the pleasure of participating in church groups that don't believe half of the Catholic Church's teachings. We are also...
I wrote previously about all of the possible changes to upcoming investigations and trials concerning police officers, especially white police officers, involved in the killing of unarmed black men and women. But there is one almost veratrin change out...
21 days to go. Back when you were a kid, this was about the time you started your mental countdown clock until Christmas, or summer break. More than a week, but less than a month, easy to keep track...
For the last 23 days it's been almost a national obsession. Can you believe it? Trump took boxes of secrets back to Florida with him! It's all the media talks about, it's all the analysts talk about, it's in every newspaper. Why not?...
Normally, I wouldn't write this article. The abortion issue is too passionate, and the political landscape too polarized on the issue of abortion for anything that anybody says to make a difference in public opinion. But they're wrong. They're wrong...
Charity begins at home and I guess grifting does, too. If you have no problems screwing your own brother out of his money, I hate to think what that means about screwing a bunch of strangers, i.e., constituents, out...
If you are a very powerful and wealthy Russian, especially if you have aspirations of power or are aligned against some other powerful group, it's best to stick to the ground floor. I ask you this. When was the...
If there's one advantage to running on a party ticket, especially if you're a fledgling candidate, it's that the party has resources. I've written in the past that parties offer support for candidates, especially newbie congressional candidates in the form...
At heart we Americans are simple people. That doesn't mean we're simple. We're capable of doing amazing things, and not really even noticing simply because we just decided to do them. Like landing on the moon for instance, or...
When things go good, they go very, very good, but when they go bad, they go horrid   Traditional Well, well, well. It took the Democrats a while, but they've finally figured it out. Trump's nonstop claims of "executive privilege" have...

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