Our American Traitor

Today President Trump put his country into the orbit of Russia’s allies. As long as he is president, the United States is no longer an independent nation but a Russian satellite willing to do its bidding like the Soviet satellites of fifty years ago. And the longer he remains president and continues to damage the […]

GOP silence signals assent

Trump Tries to Destroy the West By David Leonhardt, Opinion Columnist, The New York Times, June 10, 2018   President Trump at the Group of 7 summit meeting in Quebec on Friday.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times The alliance between the United States and Western Europe has accomplished great things. It won two world wars in the first […]

Trump claims immunity from all laws

Trump’s legal memo to Robert Mueller is a recipe for tyranny A clear and present danger to the rule of law By Matthew Yglesias, Vox.com., Jun 3, 2018, 8:30am EDT Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images Essentially all presidents sooner or later end up commissioning lawyers to put forward an expansive view of presidential power, but those lawyers […]

The nation needs more John Brennans

John Brennan: I will speak out until integrity returns to the White House   President Trump listens during a meeting in the Oval Office in April. (Evan Vucci/AP) From The Washington Post By John Brennan, June 1 at 7:42 AM John Brennan served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 to January 2017. […]

Accepting his lies makes liars of us

Call out his lies. He depends on them. By E.J. Dionne Jr., Columnist, The Washington Post, May 30, 2018, 7:49 PM  By now, we know that President Trump is a lying demagogue. Because this is not said often enough, he has been allowed to routinize lying and enshrine the vilest forms of divisiveness as a normal part of […]

Time for action

Sounding Code Red: Electing the Trump Resistance By Thomas L. Friedman, Opinion Columnist, The New York Times, May 29, 2018 CreditPool photo by Olivier Douliery With the primary season winding down and the midterms soon upon us, it’s time to point out that this election is not about what you may think it’s about. It is not […]