‘Values’ are relative when rooting for your political team

‘Values’ are relative when rooting for your political team

In his wary optimism after the U.S. Senate voted to proceed with debate on dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act an...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Another look at Charlottesville

Another look at Charlottesville

It seems to me that now the frantic screams of rage over the recent incident in Virginia have waned a little this may be the time to take a slightly d...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Why I’m voting yes for the ohio drug price relief act

For many, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is lunch. It’s easy, doesn’t need to be kept cold, and is fairly inexpensive to make. But for...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Talking about a revolution

Talking about a revolution

Saving people and the planet means upending virtually every kind of business — starting with the media.It’s long been clear that if we wan...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Trump’s ‘election integrity’ commission harkens back

Trump’s ‘election integrity’ commission harkens back

Politicians have stolen our right to vote before. They’ll do it again if they get the chance.One October morning in Richmond, Virginia, 32-year ...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Armageddon postponed

Armageddon postponed

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un appears to have blinked and President Trump can claim a foreign policy victory and justification for his strategy.Re...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Working with nine presidents

Working with nine presidents

One reason I consider myself fortunate to have led a life in politics is that, over time, I’ve had a chance to work with nine presidents. From L...

August 20th, 2017 |  


How tax-dodging billionaires use farmers as props

How tax-dodging billionaires use farmers as props

Urban billionaires are trotting out the tractors and overalls in a bizarre effort to roll back their taxes.After this summer, President Trump and the ...

August 19th, 2017 |  


A dozen ways in which Trump has let down supporters

A dozen ways in which Trump has let down supporters

You had your reasons for voting for Donald Trump. For some of you he seemed the lesser of two evils, because you hated Hillary. Some of you just wante...

August 19th, 2017 |  


The war on journalism

The war on journalism

Somebody went after Rachel Maddow last week.You might not have heard about it. The story didn’t get much traction in a week that began with vide...

August 18th, 2017 |