Category: American Politics

Impeachment 105

The Impeachment Meltdown Begins

I have, to this point, been neutral on the question of impeachment. But I’m slowly falling off that fence I’ve been straddling for the last few months. Maybe…it’s time.

U.S. v. Nixon 33

The Great Cases: United States v. Nixon

U.S. v. Nixon was, beyond doubt, the most consequential decision Burger ever wrote and probably the most politically consequential decision between Brown v. Board of Education and Bush v. Gore.

Democratic Debate 136

The Democratic Debate: Houston Has Problems, Plans, and Candidates for President

With the “Warren vs Biden” matchup not really happening as advertised, and Bernie being Bernie but with a scratchy throat, the sizzle reels for the talking head shows are going to need something to cover other than Biden’s gaffes and word salad. So Beto will eat up plenty of air time over the next few days.

primaries 22

What Is the Purpose of Primaries

So, what’s the purpose of primaries anyway? Are they a process by which a political party selects its nominees, or is a function of the overall US election system?

GOP 5

Elephants vs Pachyderms

Unlike Four Years Before, The Battle For The 2020 Republican Party Nomination For President Is A Boring One, And Yet Neither Is It Historically Insignificant

Tulsi Gabbard 10

Tulsi Gabbard Has a Sad

It rings hollow when the powers that be point out the obvious-that you are not viable-and the known-from-the-start non-viable candidate starts crying foul.

joe biden 30

Joe Biden’s ’68 Throwback Special

Joe Biden talked about these formative events to a generation. The problem is that was not only a generation ago, but nearly two generations ago.

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