ACCORDING TO LIZ - Has he no shame? Or is he so egoistic that he is forever removed from the perceptions of the rest of the universe?
THE VIEW FROM HERE - The 1950 Report of the American Political Scientist Association (APSA)’s Committee on Political Parties, “Toward a More Responsible Two-Party System,” and the idea that we are a democracy where the majority rules are the two worst ideas in American political life.
GUEST COMMENTARY - This was an attempted murder by a right-wing zealot propelled by the rantings of a former president and his followers, like Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity, radio reactionaries like Glenn Beck, and Proud Boy lunatics.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Whether one thought rushes of red or a bombardment of blue would be sweeping across the country with the 2022 midterm ballots, as the final votes are being tallied the hopes of either such outcome are seen to be being dashed.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Noting that countries have been discussing a treaty banning autonomous weapons systems for nearly a decade "with no tangible results,"
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Karen Bass’s campaign to become Los Angeles mayor boils down to her imitation of Queen Elizabeth – wave, smile, remain above the fray.
ELECTION 2024 - A day ahead of his expected 2024 announcement, former President Donald Trump on Monday was hit with a campaign finance complaint...
MID TERM REBOUND - While control of Congress remained unclear as of Wednesday afternoon, young voters who turned out for Democrats on Tuesday played a key role in blocking a "red wave" that had been anticipated based on previous midterm elections and widely predicted by political pollsters and pundits.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - For over three hundred years maxims have circulated on why truth lags behind lies in the news; mostly as variants on this excerpt from an 1821 article describing a complicated court case:
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Unhappy with the election results? Wondering where we will go from here? Well, here is a theory. Mayor Pete!
BORDER CRISIS - The long-running migrant/refugee crisis gripping the U.S.-Mexico border erupted again into violence on Halloween Day 2022.