The road to getting DC statehood is going to bumpy, but here’s how we get to our destination.
Recap of Day 1 of the Impeachment Trial
Get caught up on the important points made on the first day of Trump’s second impeachment trial.
What You Need To Know About Today’s Electoral College Vote
Today the Electoral College meets to officially vote for president and vice president. Here’s what you need to know.
Why is the Equal Rights Amendment in the News Again?
Has anyone been watching the Mrs. America series? It’s all about conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly and the fight she led against the Equal Rights Amendment movement during the 1970s. The series is fantastic, and I highly recommend it. But I’m… Read More ›
The Post Office is in Trouble. Here’s How to Help.
Is the U.S. Post Office, enshrined in the Constitution, really about to go bust? The Post Office is in financial dire straits, yes. It is also true that they’ve been under tremendous financial strain before and received help from Congress…. Read More ›
Here’s Why Trump Can’t Cancel the Election
The very thought of it could give you nightmares. What if Trump simply cancelled the election on November 3 and refused to leave office? It’s a concern that has been circulating on social media for a while now, and re-ignited… Read More ›
A Republic Not Earned
I heard something yesterday that stopped me cold. You all know me. I’m not one who likes to dwell on negativity. I’d far prefer to find the silver lining, or the action we can take to turn things around. But… Read More ›
How Will the Senate Impeachment Trial Work? Your Questions Answered.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is expected to have the House vote on a resolution today that will send the two articles of impeachment for Trump to the Senate. By rule, the Senate must start the trial immediately…. Read More ›
War With Iran: What You Can Do to Stop It
I echo what many have said this past weekend: Iranian General Soleimani was absolutely an enemy of the United States, but under no circumstances do I approve of Trump assassinating him without consulting Congress. This latest action by Trump is… Read More ›
Here’s 5 Things You Must Have for Impeachment Eve
Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump. But today, on Impeachment Eve, we the citizens must make our own vote heard loud and clear. If you can attend your local march,… Read More ›
Your Impeachment Action List
The Judiciary Committee will vote to approve two articles of impeachment against President Trump today. The articles will then move to the full House to be voted on. The vote will happen mid-next week. Which means now is the time… Read More ›
Saturday Cartoons 12/7
I think editorial cartoonists are amazing. Being able to synthesize and editorialize a news story in a single drawing that elicits strong reactions from viewers? Genius. Here are some of the nation’s best cartoonists on this week’s biggest news… Read More ›
Highlights from the House Impeachment Report
Yesterday, the House Intelligence Committee released the official Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report. They also voted on the report (which passed) and it has now been given to the House Judiciary Committee, whose job it is to turn it into articles… Read More ›
An Open Letter to the Media Regarding the Impeachment Hearings
Dear Media, The founders of our country thought that a free press was so important to the health of our democracy that they guaranteed the ability to do your job in the very first amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It… Read More ›
No, It’s Not Treason
Words are extremely powerful. And so it is important that we use them properly. On his show last night, Lawrence O’Donnell made the excellent point that none of us should be throwing around the word “treason” right now. It is… Read More ›
Saturday Morning Cartoons 2/23
Editorial cartoonists on this week’s biggest news stories. 2020 Conversations By Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune By Jeff Darcy, cleveland.com Trump vs. the Constitution By Matt Wuerker, Politico By John Cole, The Times-Tribune By Adam… Read More ›
Should We Lower the Voting Age?
If expanding voting rights is an interest of yours, check out this report from Oregon. The Oregon legislature is currently discussing a bill that would change the state’s Constitution to lower the voting age from 18 to 16. Referencing the… Read More ›
Republicans are Weak
I’ll make it short. The Republicans in Congress are weak. There will be no clearer example of their utter abdication of their oath of office than what will happen in the Senate today. Mitch McConnell is bringing up two bills… Read More ›
How to Impeach the President
As soon as the Democrats officially gain the majority in the House when they are sworn in at the start of the 116th Congress, they’ll impeach President Trump and our national nightmare will be over, right? Sorry, but no. So… Read More ›
What Does the Speaker of the House actually do?
Even though the 116th Congress won’t begin until January 3, the discussion about who will become the next Speaker of the House has been a big news story of late. Here’s how the process works, and the awesome powers that… Read More ›