Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: President Donald Trump

Extorting Ukraine is bad enough

Recently a friend who follows the news a bit less obsessively than I do said, “I thought George W. Bush was bad,...

Republicans see the light, no longer will submit to Trump’s domination

In a stunning, totally unforeseen turn of events, key Senate and House Republicans, after meeting in an 8-hour secret session, suddenly announced...

Missed opportunities? Pros and cons of a ‘focused’ Trump impeachment inquiry

For almost two weeks, American news has been filled with stories about the possibility and soon enough reality of an impeachment inquiry in the country’s House of Representatives. The inquiry comes as a result of a whistleblower complaint...

Amid impeachment inquiry, Democrats can’t keep up with multi-million dollar spending...

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump took center stage last week and helped both parties rake in millions of dollars. While the president’s...

Trump’s requiem: “And now the end is near, and so I...

I wrote this article about the end of the Trump presidency earlier this year. Now, based on the stunning revelations that have surfaced about...

Could President Trump be impeached and convicted – but also reelected?

The launching of an “official impeachment inquiry” into President Donald Trump’s conduct has sailed America into largely uncharted waters. While there...

For Trump, regime change begins at home

A month after he won the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump gave a speech in North Carolina where he declared that “we will stop...

Trump’s Ukraine call raises questions about campaign finance rules on foreign...

President Donald Trump acknowledged this weekend that he discussed former Vice President  Joe Biden and his son during a July phone call with Ukraine’s...

Trump is a clear and present danger to America and the...

In retrospect, what’s most disturbing about “Sharpiegate” isn’t Donald Trump’s clumsy effort to doctor a National Weather Service map or even his...

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?