What Next After the Midterm Elections?

December 11, 2018

America could be on the verge of a new era in which good governance regains its place as the core of good government and striving to find collective values defines an inclusive collective conscience. Just when some recent events suggest a ray of hope for America’s moral compass that might even...

The Midterm Elections Are Not over in Georgia

November 15, 2018

The midterm elections have provided convincing reasons to fear for democracy in the US. The Daily Devil's Dictionary explains. The US midterm elections took place on November 6. But, as is becoming a pattern, they are not yet over, at least in the states of Georgia and Florida. Emulating...

The Midterm Elections and Democracy in America

November 08, 2018

Does the idea of the “voice of the people” as the foundation of democracy still have meaning in the US? The Daily Devil’s Dictionary reports.  So, what do the results of the US midterm elections tell us? The Guardian observed ahead of the election that “the vote is widely viewed as a...

Thoughts on Election Day 2018

November 06, 2018

Americans are voting in the 2018 midterm elections, which is seen as a referendum on the presidency of Donald Trump. Who could forget that moment? The blue wave — long promised but also doubted -- had, however modestly , hit Washington and [the Democrats had just...

Has America Had Enough?

November 06, 2018

The challenge for each of us who harbors a fundamental belief in a common humanity and who embraces a sense of community is to act before tragedy again stains America’s soul. America is a nation given to superlatives. We even have a World Series that is played annually by two baseball teams...

Midterm Elections 2018: The War for America’s Soul

November 06, 2018

Even as pundits predict and pontificate, the midterm elections are only yet another battle for the commanding heights of America’s torn soul. In Silicon Valley, the sun is shining and it does not seem as if the US midterm elections are taking place. This author meets few people who discuss or...

Iran Sanctions Return as Midterm Elections Begin

November 05, 2018

November, the month of elections that immediately follows Halloween and culminates with Black Friday, has long been America’s month of frightening suspense. 2018 is no exception. It's November, which in 2018 for the US and the world means two things. First, the midterm elections in the US will...

Donald Trump Declares Himself a “Nationalist”

October 26, 2018

In a speech ahead of the midterm elections, Donald Trump admitted to being a nationalist. What does this mean for America? At a political rally on October 22 for the upcoming midterm elections, US President Donald Trump declared himself a “nationalist.” Trump’s nationalism operates through...

Midterm Election: A Mirage of Principle

October 23, 2018

Those who think America's upcoming midterm election doesn’t matter enough to vote should be limited to those who think they have already won. In today’s America, we seem to come face-to-face with some politician’s horse’s ass moment on an almost daily basis. But Republican Senator Jeff...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Speaking Out” on Trump

August 27, 2018

The dilemma for politicians of all stripes is to find a way to talk about their opponents’ corruption without drawing attention to their own. At the end of a bad week in court for the White House, The New York Times highlighted the quandary of Republicans facing re-election in November’s...

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