Beware: January 20 can be a lifetime away

Little by little, Donald Trump is running out of time and techniques to deny the reality of  President-elect Joe Biden. Trump's refusal to acknowledge he's a loser may be embraced by 70 percent of Republicans, some of whom demonstrated their unmasked fealty in a noisy D.C. demonstration yesterday, but that doesn't change the election results. …

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Senate proceedings against Trump a trial for us all

Though cynics may mock it as a bit theatrical, the somber demeanor of House leaders delivering the the Articles of Impeachment to the Senate did fit the gravity of the event.  Understanding the importance of the message conveyed by the picture, the pit in my stomach only grew as Chief Justice John Roberts and then …

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Republican convention: Red meat turns rancid, mean, and poisonous

Two down, two to go. Days, that is, of the Republican National Convention. I'm not watching gavel to gavel. I have a life. But, as a political junkie, I'm drawn to watch the evening activities, as deplorable as they are. From an organizational perspective, especially for an alleged master of the spectacle, Day One was …

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