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Invoking the 25Th Amendment Must Be a Last Resort

The anonymous Trump Administration "senior official" who penned a piece in Thursday's New York Times said nothing new. And there is the shame of this piece. The Trump Administration has been a vortex of fire and fury, a cacophony of boasts and lies, a scandal of incompetence and fawning since January 21,2017. Virtues – we

The Folly of August Impeachment Talk

President Trump's business and political associates had a bad week this week. Based on the 16 guilty findings, it is clear the President does not pick the "best" to work for him. It is, highly likely, as Michael Cohen's guilty plea tried to establish, President Trump and his presidential campaign violated at least some Federal

$25 Billion Investment in Border Security

My parents were refugees from Hitler. They were well educated, English speaking and able to rapidly assimilate into American life in the late 1930s. Despite their best efforts; government bureaucracy, anti-Semitism and the speed with which Hitler seized most of Central and Western Europe thwarted their efforts to save their families from Nazi concentration camps.

President Trump’s Opioid Plan Falls Short

President Trump declared his determination to end the opioid epidemic --- over the next "7 years" in a New Hampshire speech. The location was not a coincidence. New Hampshire has the third highest rate of death by opioid overdose -- ending the crisis a cornerstone of state politics. Opioid addiction and related deaths have reached

No Teenager Next Door Should Own a Gun

The children of Florida are demanding #NeverAgain. Never may not be possible in a society awash with guns -- but America can do much more to prevent school children from being murdered in their classrooms. The students of Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School are showing us the way. Through articulate arguments and determination, they (and

Las Vegas: Why Money Beats Mass Murder. Every Time.

The NRA collects $350 million a year in member dues by promoting the idea if citizens cannot buy semi-automatic assault weapons, the government is going to come into their homes and take their guns or worse. It is time that the voices of innocent Americans are heard more loudly on Capitol Hill than the voices of lobbyists.

Trump versus the People

Accepting the Republican nomination, Donald Trump promised to be the "voice of the forgotten" American. But he has forgotten that promise. The Trump Cabinet agenda includes some praise worthy ideas and initiatives but they are completely subsumed by President's impetus behavior, incoherent tweets, and blatant nepotism. This cannot go on unchecked by Congress.

Good Grief President Trump!!

Since your Inauguration barely a week ago – President Trump – you have managed to upset important allies and trading partners, blindsided your national security team, frightened legal immigrants, and angered your own GOP majority in the Congress. The nation is counting on you not to screw this up beyond repair in just two weeks.