So. Betsy DeVos will be our new Secretary of Education. Every educator I know is freaked out about the fact and what it portends for public education in this country. Will she use her power to divert public moneys to private and religious schools? (Definitely.) Will she preside over the complete dismantling of the Department
Let me be clear here. That was no mere transfer of power that took place Friday afternoon. Mitt Romney wasn’t taking the oath of office up there. Nor was John McCain, or George W. Bush, or George H.W. Bush, or Ronald Reagan or even Richard Nixon. What we witnessed Friday was not only dark in
In just three weeks Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States and it is crystal clear that the Democratic Party still hasn’t accepted that reality. Worse, it doesn’t seem to have a plan with how to deal with the incoming administration. This denial isn’t just limited to Democrats.
In the popular vote totals, each vote has equal weight. One person’s vote counts the same as any other person’s vote. This isn’t true in the Electoral College, something we all know. In the Electoral College, some votes count more than others. So now we have a discussion about the Electoral College choosing Trump as
The night started out so promising, didn’t it? Hillary Clinton jumped out to early leads in Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania. And not just small leads, mind you, huge leads. At one point she led by as many as 250,000 votes in Pennsylvania. With likely favorable outcomes out in the Southwest, the word landslide
Folks, once again, here’s the Republican formula for winning elections: We have to cheat. The End. If we hadn’t gerrymandered America like a soft pretzel, we’d have never taken control of the House. If we didn’t make sure voter suppression was in place in predominantly black and Hispanic regions, we’d never get our candidates
Does the prospect of Donald J. Trump being privy to the daily national intelligence briefings frighten average patriotic Americans who are concerned with the security of the United States? Given Mr. Trump’s and Paul Manafort’s close ties to Russia, Trump’s call for his allies in the Kremlin and the KGB to engage in a hack
Who really is Jeff Weaver, the campaign manager and often seen spokesperson for Bernie Sanders? Let us take a look at his resume and how Jeff Weaver has become Bernie’s bomb thrower in chief. Here is a brief resume for Jeff Weaver that can be found on the Bernie 2016 site: “Most recently ran a
There are two separate and distinct matters going on relative to the e-mails and the private e-mail server used by Hillary Clinton during the time that she served as United Sates Secretary of State. Both are being melded together by forces that are dedicated to the defeat of the Hillary Rodham Clinton for President campaign.
You say you want a revolution Well, you know We all want to change the world I am skeptical of the Bernie Sanders revolution. Actually, skeptical isn’t the right word. I am convinced that this particular approach to governing is doomed to fail in the reality of today’s America. I understand the appeal of Bernie