by | Aug 9, 2019

After last week’s back-to-back shootings in El Paso and Dayton, which left 31 people dead and dozens wounded, Democrats immediately called for gun control — as expected. But now they are being joined by a growing chorus of Republicans in…

by | May 25, 2019

Tanker ships and the strategic pipeline of Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, suffered terrorist attacks last week. Aramco has the monopoly on all Saudi Arabian oil production and is wholly owned by the Saudi government, the United States’ most powerful…

by | May 3, 2019

In 1954, the United States Senate famously censured its most notorious member — Wisconsin Republican Joe McCarthy. McCarthy had been on the trail of Communists in government — and there were, indeed, some of those — but had finally overstepped…

by | Feb 25, 2019

Sunday I’m down here in Greenville, South Carolina. I’m visiting my son Tommy with my glorious travel companion, Bob, keeping me company. My other glorious friend, Judah, is keeping my wife company as she lies ill at our home in…

by | Feb 19, 2019

A lot of Americans are justifiably angry that disgraced FBI official Andrew McCabe is doing a book tour rather than a stretch in some federal penitentiary. He has committed perjury on multiple occasions, participated in an attempt to alter the…

by | Jan 29, 2019

The entire world apparently believes that President Donald J. Trump “caved”to the Democrats over the issue of the government shutdown. Last Friday, the president took to the cameras to issue an announcement that a deal had been reached between himself and…

by | Dec 7, 2018

Like all murders, Jamal Khashoggi’s was an evil deed. Should the United States respond to it with a major disruption in relations with Saudi Arabia? No — emphatically no. Far from being indifferent to Khashoggi’s fate, I was deeply anguished…

by | Nov 20, 2018

There’s a quite a bit of talk about how the two parties will work together to pass some policy initiatives over the next two years but don’t believe it for a minute. It is unlikely the Democrats will compromise with…

by | Oct 7, 2018

The most important words spoken by Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27 were these: “I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process.” By then, his family had received multiple death threats and he himself…

by | Sep 28, 2018

Thursday’s Ford-Kavanaugh hearing posed severe potential pitfalls and minefields for the GOP. If Christine Blasey Ford were to be cross-examined too fiercely, especially if serially by eleven mostly older Republican men, the stakes would be far more perilous than losing…

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