The Politics section features political news, commentary, and analysis of Progressive and Regressive actions and initiatives.
In the mold of Richard Nixon Donald Trump seems to think if the President does it, it's legal. Fortunately for We the People, he's incorrect. If he continues along this line of reasoning he may replace Nixon as the most corrupt President in US history and have a brief tenure.Continue reading
Demand James Comey immediately resign his position as director of the FBI and launch an investigation of his public statements about the ongoing investigation into to State Department handling of classified materials as violations of the Hatch Act.Continue reading
Historian William Turner examines Trump's winning the GOP nomination, more accident than design, he argues, and discusses how the many controversies -- especially the Access Hollywood tape and the "nasty woman" remark -- could leave indelible imprints on America.Continue reading
The GOP is Trump and Trump is the GOP. He is the quintessential Republican. Every dirty tactic, divisive rhetoric, sexist position, and outright lie has found a home in Donald Trump. Make no mistake, they built this candidate. And now they're running from the monster they created.Continue reading
Author William Turner explains how so many self-proclaimed Christians have rationalized supporting a racist, bigoted, misogynistic serial sex offender and reviews the long history of how the Christian religion has been bent to justify all kinds of horror--from slavery to the despicable Trump campaign.Continue reading
An essay on the rights and responsibilities of firearms ownership in the United States, and the author's ideas on how to reduce firearms deaths and crime rates in our Country.Continue reading
Last week's vote on Paycheck Fairness was just the latest example of right-wing misogyny (along with GOP leaders insisting women don't want equal pay because we little ladies prefer flexible hours so we can be soccer moms, and a Fox analyst insisting that lower pay for women helps us stay employed when the economy isn't so good). Not to mention the Ryan budget which shreds programs needed by women and kids. Do they think we're stupid, or did they forget we actually are allowed to vote?Continue reading