Uneventful, that’s how the arraignment of an ex-president went down in Miami Tuesday afternoon. And the second-most important person involved with the case wasn’t even there. That would be Judge Aileen Cannon, a Trump appointee who has been controversial...
A school district in Utah pulled the Bible from some of its libraries because of vulgarity and violence and now some parents want the Book of Mormon reviewed, taking the argument from the sublime to the ridiculous in a...
It’s always darkest just before dawn, a proverb that says when times are at their worst they will soon get better. Current events bear that out. The GOP-led Texas legislature voted to impeach the state’s Attorney General Ken Paxton...
In singling out federal programs for the deepest cuts during the haggling over raising the debt ceiling, the GOP is tapping into the myth that those who rely on public assistance are undeserving and can’t be trusted to responsibly...
They call themselves “Sister Senators” and together, crossing party lines, they’re the only thing stopping the male-dominated South Carolina legislature from passing an abortion ban. The five women include three Republicans who identify as pro-life, plus a Democrat and...
Kudos to Chief Justice John Roberts for corralling the three Trump-nominated pro-life justices to leave the abortion pill alone for now, saving the GOP from another Roe-like disaster. Eighty percent of voters don’t like the Dobbs decision that ended...
It’s “just” a civil case, no felonies for undermining democracy, but the trial centered on former Elle magazine advice columnist E. Jean Carroll suing Donald Trump for battery is scheduled to begin on April 25. The charge of battery...
Republican megadonors are pleading with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to not sign the six-week abortion ban headed to his desk. The bill, which passed Thursday in the Florida legislature, would effectively end legal abortion in the state since most...
President Gerald Ford believed he did the right thing when in 1974 he pardoned his predecessor, Richard Nixon, of any criminality connected to the cover-up of the Watergate scandal that had forced Nixon to be the first (and to...
The mismanagement and neglect by board members overseeing Fox News, revealed in a flood of texts, emails and sworn depositions, is likely to lead to shareholder lawsuits that could topple some Fox News insiders from their lucrative perches. The...

RECENT POSTS