In a welcome Denver Post piece Sunday about the most important election contests in Colorado--the under-the-radar races that will likely determine if ...
America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great. - Alexis de Tocqueville I want to believe we are ...
On the night of the first 2016 presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on September 26, I met a friend at his place for a quick bite before we headed to watch the event at an East Village bar.
Donald Trump's rise to lead the Republican party is the result of decades of agitating by far-right activists who have never missed an opportunity to whip their followers into a frenzy, nursing grievances, and spreading conspiracy theories.
It is an immense privilege and blessing to welcome Fr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, to «Fos Fanariou» (Light from the Phanar) for an extremely interesting and important interview.
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo's string of attacks against U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman raise questions again about what underlying principles motivate Coffman.
In making his announcement last Friday, Trump proclaimed he was using the late Justice Scalia as a model for his picks, delighting the far Right.
The thought of voting for him is so odious that I couldn't even hold my nose to vote for him just to stop Hillary Clinton from becoming president. The stench is much too strong.
This is another in my series of op/eds that run in the newspapers of my conservative area. Like most of these pieces, this one attempts to challenge m...
As I've previously pointed out in McCrory's House Bill 2: A Brief Outline of its Five "Parts," only one part of that five-part bill is about bathrooms, and HB2 provides no remedy if anyone uses the "wrong" restroom.
Scalia made a mighty effort to shape and remake law and public policy in his narrow, retrograde image of what law and public policy in America should be. The Scalia dividend is that with his absence from the court that thankfully will change.
The rightwing keeps up a drumbeat questioning Hillary's stamina, health and strength to do the job -- and right on cue she comes down with pneumonia.
Trump. Clinton. Nasty culture clashes. What the hell happened to 2016? It makes a Kardashian scandal seem like a fairy tale. Let's face it: It's a m...
Over the past several months, considerable attention has been devoted to the mind and mindfulness -- or lack thereof -- of Donald Trump. There has been less of a focus on the mind of the Trump supporter.
Some conservatives of my acquaintance have asked "well, if the average "reasonable" Muslim does not condone the actions of terrorists, why haven't more of them spoken out against Muslim terrorists?" I admit I have found this question puzzling.
Campaigns have gotten much longer and much louder and much much nastier. It is certainly not original for me to say that campaigning has overtaken governing in the way politicians spend their time.