This Is Not Over…

My latest column that run Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Lewiston (Idaho) Tribune. ———- Most Americans today won’t recognize his name....

Kabuki Theater Confirmation…

Note: I’m pleased to be writing a new weekly piece for the Friday editorial page of the Lewiston (Idaho) Tribune. I’m looking forward to...

The Decline of National Governance…

“We need to restore the norms and traditions of the Senate and get past this unprecedented partisan filibuster.” Senator Majority Leader...

Waiting for President Trump

“I believe the overwhelming view of the Republican Conference in the Senate is that this nomination should not be filled, this vacancy...

The Rules Matter…

Director Steven Spielberg’s latest offering – Bridge of Spies – works on several levels as his best films tend to. In fact, it may be one...

Guns and Myths…

“I can make the case that if there were guns in that room other than his, fewer people would’ve died, fewer people would’ve been so...

Hero to Zero…

“Scott Walker is still a disgrace, just no longer national.” – AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka – – – – – The old political axiom applies...

The Loudest Voice…

“Imagine a NASCAR driver mentally preparing for a race knowing one of the drivers will be drunk. That’s what prepping for this debate is...

Defining Moments…

Truly defining moments are rare in our politics. They come around perhaps once a decade or so, but when they do occur they often signal a...

History…

A great day for America with expansion of rights for same sex couples or a bleak day where the tyranny of five activist judges trump the...

The Most Important Election…

There is a wide-open field on the Republican side for the presidential nomination, with at least a half dozen serious contenders, while...

John Roberts: History is Calling

The U.S. Supreme Court this week confronts partisan politics and history in a way that will profoundly impact the court as an institution...

The Word is Ethical

Thomas and Fortas, Separated Only By Time In a completely fascinating piece in the current New Yorker, Supreme Court watcher Jeffrey...