Tag Archives: Presidential politics

Can we agree on this much?

I know we don’t agree on much, but I’d like to think that most of us can agree on the following. 1. Leaving aside to what extent it helped Donald Trump, or whether or not members of the Trump campaign encouraged its happening, I’d like to think that we can all now agree that the […]

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Who among you, if given the chance, wouldn’t shit on Hillary Clinton, and do irreparable harm to our democracy, if it meant getting your very own skyscraper?

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former fixer, entered a guilty plea in federal court today, saying that he’d lied repeatedly top members of both the Senate and House intelligence committees in 2017, when he’d testified in writing that the Trump organization had not been pursuing a real estate deal in Moscow during the 2016 campaign. Cohen […]

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Ooops! Donald Trump Jr. slips up, admits to treason.

Two days ago, the New York Times broke a story about a meeting that took place at Trump Tower on June 9, 2016 between senior members of the Trump campaign, including Donald Trump Jr., and a Russian attorney with known ties to the Kremlin. When asked to comment on what was discussed at this previously […]

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Of course it’s all about oil… Putin, Trump, and the campaign to keep the world addicted to fossil fuels

I’ve been struggling since the election to catch even a glimpse of the big picture. Like many of you, despite my best intentions, I tend to get swept up in the horror of the day. I want to look dispassionately at all the moving pieces and see if I can maybe find some logic in […]

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Am I the only one who gets the sense that there’s an absolute war going on around the Electoral College?

Over the past 24 hours, since I last posted about the drama shaping up around the Electoral College, two significant things have happened. First, Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig went public with the news that 20 Republican Electoral College voters had reached out to him to discuss the possibility of voting against Donald Trump. And, […]

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