A Tale of Two Democratic Women

August 19, 2020

Michelle Obama’s husband, Barack, was president of the United States for eight years. In the eyes of many Americans and certainly the media, Michelle has aspired to and achieved a status of moralist-in-chief of the nation. Having focused on issues such as healthy eating habits to combat obesity...

Joe Biden: An Oasis of Stasis in a Changing World

March 24, 2020

Amy Walter, writing for the Cook Political Report, has asked an important question in the title of her article: “Will Coronavirus Shake Up the Political Stasis?” She looks specifically at what the idea of stasis or change means for US President Donald Trump. Bernie Sanders Is Connecting...

Obama Pushes the Envelope Before Sealing It Shut

November 21, 2019

Writing for MSN News, journalist Dave Goldiner can’t contain his enthusiasm for what he calls former US President Barack Obama’s “rare advice to the crowded field of 2020 Democrats.“  Goldiner focuses on this oracular pronouncement of the twice-elected former president: “Even as...

Trump’s Defense of Jacksonian Democracy

May 31, 2019

A black woman was supposed to replace a flawed white American hero and early president, but Donald Trump has found a way to prevent that from happening in the foreseeable future. Donald Trump’s presidency has appeared at times to resemble a wrestling match pitting him against his predecessor....

Barack Obama’s Assault on Purity

April 10, 2019

In Berlin, Barack Obama announces his foundation’s global mission to effectuate “amazing change” by avoiding asking for too much or, it seems, for anything at all. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Former US President Barack Obama put in a good word for impurity at a town hall...

Say Goodbye to the Internet

December 16, 2017

The FCC decision to repeal Obama-era net neutrality laws opens up the internet to unfair competition. If you haven’t really bothered to look into net neutrality until this week, that’s because you probably had no particular reason to. Net neutrality is something we have been enjoying on a...