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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

2021-02-12T10:38:04+00:00September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

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

2021-02-12T10:39:22+00:00August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

$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.

2021-02-01T11:08:01+00:00June 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

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

2021-02-01T14:14:16+00:00March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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

2021-02-01T14:21:38+00:00February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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.

2021-02-01T14:25:45+00:00October 5th, 2017|4 Comments

2016 Electoral College Worked as Designed

In the 2016 Election, the Electoral College worked exactly as it was designed. It balanced the interests of the large coastal, consumer-driven cities -- for example Los Angeles and New York -- with the interests of the smaller, producer cities and rural farming and industrial populations The Founding Fathers believed the job of electing a President was too important to be left to the people. Both under the original Constitution and the 12th Amendment, that task was delegated to states – not the citizenry. The Electoral College reflects the popular will of voters state by state -- not across state lines.

2021-02-01T11:10:21+00:00December 6th, 2016|2 Comments