The Doctor is IN: Let me start by proclaiming that I am a physician who supports the Second Amendment, the First Amendment, Law Enforcement, and also science over feelings with respect to public health.
UP TO THE STATES - Last year, David Pepper was so frustrated by the atrophied state of U.S. democracy that he tweeted a riff on a phrase popularized by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis: “States are the laboratories of democracy.”
VIDEO - Senator Chris Murphy delivers an emotional address to the Senate regarding the Texas school shooting.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - Some people argue that it is disrespectful to the dead to use such a tragedy to score political points.
GUEST COMMENTARY - It's been a week since a mentally ill racist murdered 10 people, most of them Black Americans, in a Buffalo supermarket.
ECONOMIC RELIEF - I borrowed money to pay for college. Like 45 million other Americans who did the same, I owe student loan debt.
GUEST COMMENTARY - In 1936 at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, Franklin Delano Roosevelt told a cheering crowd that the only way to redeem the country from the Great Depression was by defeating the “economic royalists” who controlled the economy and sought “control over government itself.”
THE VIEW FROM HERE - “In a week, American voters can do to white nationalists what they fear most.