The 1/6 Hearing

The 1/6 Hearing

Some thoughts after watching the first installment of the January 6th Committee hearings, which had some standout moments — and actually had me cheering on a member of the Cheney family.

Their Ends Justify Their Means

Their Ends Justify Their Means

I explain how the GOP worked for years to get Roe v Wade overturned, even if it took putting a nut job in the White House and SCOTUS nominees lying to the Senate.

Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright

With the news of the death at 84 of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, I dug into my audio archives to find a conversation I had with her in 2008 about her role in the Clinton presidency, issues with Iraq and Iran, and US policies towards Saudi Arabia.

Petition Grievances

Petition Grievances

What does a popular 18-year-old YouTube personality have to do with last week’s recall election in California? It comes down to one word: petitions. Let me explain.

A Law Firm For Our Times

A Law Firm For Our Times

Comedy Central took out full-page ads for “The Daily Show” in today’s NY Times and LA Times promoting Trevor Noah & Associates & Sons, a law firm for those who stormed the Capitol on 1/6. Here’s what it says.

A Cautionary Joe Manchin Tale

A Cautionary Joe Manchin Tale

An episode of “The West Wing” came to mind as a cautionary tale about Joe Manchin, the senator who’s blocking his Democratic colleagues from killing the filibuster and passing a new voting rights act.

Don’t Give Him Credit

Don’t Give Him Credit

I saw an article claiming the decline in ratings for the cable news networks in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period last year was proof that those outlets missed having Trump drive viewership. Nope, that’s wrong.

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