04.12.2018

It’s as if the GOP is trying to lose control of Congress

By Robert Romano House Speaker Paul Ryan is not running for reelection in 2018, but apparently intends to serve out his term as House Speaker. That brings the wave of House Republicans retiring or running for different offices this cycle up to 40. That, after the $1.3 […]

04.11.2018

President Trump is right. The Justice Department’s endless investigation into the White House is ‘an attack on our country.’

By Robert Romano “It’s an attack on our country, in a true sense.  It’s an attack on what we all stand for.” That was President Donald Trump’s reaction to the FBI raid of the residence and office of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Later, on Twitter, Trump declared , “Attorney–client privilege is dead!” The President is right. The Sixth Amendment […]

04.11.2018

Using rescissions, President Trump may be able to salvage the midterms for the GOP Congress

By Printus LeBlanc When the President signed the budget a few weeks ago, it was obvious he was disgusted about having the sign the horrible bill. The only reason the President signed the bill was because the military was in dire straits. Those pushing the bill knew […]

04.10.2018

If Congress wants action on Syria, maybe they should act. After all, that is their job.

By Printus LeBlanc On April 3, President Donald Trump told the nation he was considering pulling U.S. troops out of Syria after Islamic State was defeated, as the President campaigned on not getting the U.S. into unnecessary foreign wars. “As far as Syria is concerned, our primary mission in terms of that was getting rid of ISIS. We’ve almost completed that task, […]

04.10.2018

Cartoon: Golden Gate

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04.09.2018

The Department of Labor needs Patrick Pizzella

By Natalia Castro The Department of Labor needs an upgrade. As President Donald Trump makes important changes across the executive branch, the Department of Labor has remained a step behind, but it is not necessarily the department’s fault or even Secretary Alexander Acosta. It’s the Senate’s fault. […]

04.06.2018

Dehumanizing Trump and his supporters is dangerous — and is becoming normalized

By Robert Romano One of the most evil aspects of Nazi ideology was the dehumanization of its opponents: the Jews, communists, Poles, Gypsies, gays and so forth. It was a necessary precondition, psychologically, for what ultimately became mass murder. But it takes other forms, too, that are […]

04.04.2018

Rosenstein memo to Mueller proves special counsel probe into Manafort far beyond scope of Sessions’ original recusal

By Robert Romano On March 2, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself “from any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United States.” Arguably, as far as recusals go, it was too broad and did not narrowly list what specific part […]

04.04.2018

President Trump must force Congress to quit taking the military hostage in budget negotiations

By Printus LeBlanc The U.S. military is the strongest most lethal force the world has ever known. There is not one square foot of space on this planet the U.S. cannot launch a strike against. However, for all its strength and power the U.S. military’s greatest weakness […]

04.03.2018

Cartoon: Feed the Hogg

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