We learned in the second debate that Trump has a sense of humor — “Humble” is the Secret Service code name he suggests — and learned, yet again (if you ask me), that he won’t be the Republican nominee.
That first exchange with Rand Paul, which Paul likened, in semi-disbelief, to “junior high,” was so appropriate […]
Stuff like this gets little notice, but, per USA Today . . .
The Justice Department said in a court filing this week that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was allowed to delete personal emails from her personal server.
The Justice filing was in a lawsuit brought by the conservative watchdog group Judicial […]
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As I have written before, I am enthusiastically neutral among all our fine Democratic candidates — knowing that whichever one gets the nomination will be miles ahead (in my view) of the Republican. As noted a couple of weeks […]
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Today, from the Atlantic, Jon Lovett’s take on Trump’s 2017 Inaugural […]
But the real time you need to take this morning is with this jaw-dropping little quiz — Who Said It? Donald Trump Or Lucille […]
As a nation, ours scored a D+ on the latest report card.
Blocked by Republican intransigence, we’ve been spectacularly “penny wise and pound foolish.”
(It costs a lot more to replace a bridge after it collapses than to maintain it so it doesn’t collapse — 10 times more so when you account for all […]
My remarkable friend Dick Simon writes:
. . . We must take action to address the refugee crisis, both because it is humane and moral, and because we either pay now or pay much more later. Abandoned, unemployed, and increasingly desperate youth, seeking any sense of community, are easy targets for ISIS and other terrorist organizations.
The short clip is here. The Donald has invited the speculation that she might find some role in his administration, “Because she really is somebody who knows what’s happening and she’s a special person.”
The full 15-minute Palin interview here.
(Meanwhile, I have not yet seen Trump Kills Kitten on Live Television, […]
One politician with a deep commtment to Israel and a heavily Jewish constituency is Congresswoman and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz. Over the weekend, she endorsed the Iran deal.
If you don’t support it, or remain a bit unsure, I’d urge you to read her Miami Herald op-ed.
Enlightening, too — if dismaying — are the comments […]
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