Politics

Don’t Use the Farm Bill to Starve People

By attaching a provision that enables Saudi atrocities in Yemen, House Republicans have done just that.

The Biggest Losers of Trump’s Presidency: His Voters

His incompetence and incoherence guarantees that he’ll be a one-term president.

In Sheldon Adelson, Far Right Israel Hits the Jackpot

He bet millions on Trump and now his every wish is fulfilled–at the expense of Middle East peace.

Is It Time for New York to Split in Two?

The midterms have all but locked down the urban progressive hold on the entire state government.

Republicans Need Voters to Swipe Right

Sneer at Democrats using Tinder all you like, but love and politics are inextricably linked.

Emergency Confiscation is Easy Target in New Gun Control Congress

Opponents warn that “red flag” orders can be abused and violate due process. So why are they attracting Republican support?

How Democracy is Losing the World

We claim it’s the best system available. Yet it’s made us look ridiculous while other nations step up and get serious.

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It’s Time to Rediscover Political Forgiveness

Enraged mudslinging is making the standards for our public officials too high—and our political representation is suffering.

Mueller’s Investigation is Missing One Thing: A Crime

If he had something on Trump, we would have been watching impeachment hearings by now.

Meet the Senators Who Took Saudi Money

And then voted against the measure that would get America out of the Kingdom’s war in Yemen.

Drowning in the Military Swamp

This Marine officer got out, but he left a dysfunctional, sclerotic bureaucracy behind.

Who Lost the World George H.W. Left Behind?

Did the presidents who sat mourning at his funeral realize their part in the downslide of the country?

Congress: We Are Facing a National Security Crisis!

So give the military more money.

When Bush Was Reagan’s Partner

The improbable alliance that paved the way for the 41st president.

The Bigotry Inherent in American Progressivism

From Hegel to Woodrow Wilson, its philosophy has always led to the dehumanization of others.

Not Taking Out Saddam Was George H.W. Bush’s Finest Hour

It’s easy to forget what a courageous decision it was at the time. If only his son had paid closer attention.

How to Bring the Big Health Insurers to Their Knees

The way out of this mess is for Americans to remove themselves from the health insurance market altogether.