Trump’s clear obstruction of justice may be the tipping point for Republican leaders who see no way that a conservative social and economic agenda can be achieved with Trump in office.
The law is reasonably clear. If Trump removed Comey to avoid being investigated, that’s an obstruction of justice – an impeachable offense.
This president relishes causing crises. He seems not to understand the peril he is in, the depth of the hole he is digging.
We are facing a constitutional crisis potentially larger and more significant than Richard Nixon’s “Watergate.” As long as Donald Trump remains president, our governing institutions are threatened.
We note with some sadness that today’s installment concludes the daily “Letters to the President” Dan Embree has published with us for the past 75 days. It’s been a great pleasure to bring our readers these witty ripostes to the insult of Trump’s presidency. But as he says in his final letter, Trump has “now passed beyond the reach […]
When it comes to the Executive Branch abusing its power (and in Kissinger’s case killing scores of innocent people in the process) there’s probably no better counsel for Trump to turn to than the war criminal Henry Kissinger.
The driving of the Golden Spike was the greatest of all paradigm shifts during the machine age. On top of that, thanks to telegraphy, it was the world’s first mass-media event.
Hamid Assian: One must be loyal in a fascist nation. In the Trumpian universe, we are truly one nation, under god… and that god is capitalism.
Think of Donald Trump and how the very absurdity of this man with unfathomable hair architecture
The Pope is an educated guy, so stay away from religion, history, politics, philosophy, literature, science, sociology, art, war, peace, and even geography. Stick to subjects you’re familiar with like the electoral college or . . . just stick to the electoral college.
n September 15, 2016, in an essay titled “The Hustler: Trump and the Mean Streets of East Los Angeles,” I argued that then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump was hustling the American public. Now, thanks to the support of the FBI’s James Comey, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, Trump—as President of the United States—has […]
If we want to simplify the tax code, let’s do this. Stop torturing the definitions of words, siccing lobbyists on lawmakers, and paying attorneys to scour laws to see what they might twist.
o I find myself both obsessing over and demonizing Donald Trump in what I fear is a self-defeating and mentally unhealthy way. What is it about this individual that forces me to reflect deeply upon what my experience and intellect has taught me all these years about what is righteous and good? Maybe it is […]