I find that people are often shocked when I tell them that the Supreme Court never held the right keep and bear arms to be an individual right of Americans until 2008.
Talking past each other is dangerous. We need to find a way to connect across areas of disagreement and actually listen.
It takes a certain quality to take something kind and humane that a person has said and intentionally misinterpret it as evil and hateful so that you can condemn the person.
An interesting New Yorker interview with Prof. Michael Gerhardt, an expert on the Constitution’s impeachment language.
That time that three Supreme Court justices voted against the president that appointed them.
Being intellectually honest in fairness to Donald Trump seems like unilateral disarmament. Let him try it for a while. But don’t hold your breath.
Compared to Raskin, I’m a restrained critic of President Trump.
If you believe that the Democrats need a relatively moderate liberal to compete for middle-of-the-road voters, Klobuchar would definitely qualify.
Socialist is the new Liberal.
The latest number from Gallup shows Trump at 46 percent approval, 50 percent disapproval. Even if this were correct, it would still not be a great number by historical standards. But it’s the best Gallup has ever found for Trump.
Napolitano made his argument in a video on the internet, albeit linked to Fox News, and my post said that Fox had not yet given Napolitano time on their air to make that argument. That was wrong by the time the post ran on Tuesday.
If Team Trump thinks Minnesota looks promising for them, I’d hate to see what looks unpromising.
The legal case is clear to Napolitano.
The article quotes then-Vice President Joe Biden, who was in the middle of the unsuccessful effort to get bipartisan condemnation.
In the category of counterattacks and counteraccusations, this one stands out.
Hedrick Smith was a two-time Pulitzer winner with the New York Times, but now he’s an activist, with an organization called “Reclaim the American Dream” that wants to fix our democracy.
You know about Bill Clinton. The other impeachee was post-Civil War President Andrew Johnson, who was charged (impeached) by the House, and came within one vote of being convicted (removed) by the Senate.
Robert Mueller specifically said that his findings did not exonerate Trump. And there is much in the report that borders on evidence of such a crime.
Donald Trump’s slogan obviously connected with millions who felt that the USA had slipped out of some definition of “greatness.”
As recently as 1960 the big “diversity” question was whether America was ready to elect a Catholic president.