Real Clear Politics
Gen. Milley Must Go for Subverting Civilian Control
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:07:43 -0500
Milley conducted at least two secret phone calls with top Chinese military officials while Donald Trump was still serving as president, one in October 2020, one in January 2021.
Barrett Says Court Justices Aren't 'Partisan Hacks.' Really?
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:08:41 -0500
Never mind the court's wildly rightwing bent and secretive 'shadow docket' - or Barrett's refusal to recuse herself from a case with a clear conflict of interest
Undoctrinate Our Students
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:00:51 -0500
Children are being bullied and harassed for not falling into line.
Biden's Dug a Hole for Himself, But He Keeps Digging
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:58:21 -0500
Instead of changing course amid a big slide in the polls, Joe Biden is doubling down on progressive politics and policies.
The Biggest Loser in California's Recall Lives in Mar-a-Lago
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:55:57 -0500
Newsom's success validates the Democratic strategy of running against Trump over the next 13 months even though the former president isn't on the ballot
Nobody Is Coming to Save California
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:48:37 -0500
The lesson of the recall election: A solid plurality of Californians is OK with the status quo.
Newsom Won. California's Recall System Could Use Reform
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:43:21 -0500
The recall attempt was essentially an effort to hack California's electoral system.
Biden Ignores Border Crisis He Created at His Peril
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:42:04 -0500
Biden administration officials hoped the summer heat would give them a respite from questions about the illegal immigration crisis the president created, and now publicly ignores.
The Conservative Temperament Is Dooming U.S.
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:45:24 -0500
William F. Buckley's desire to "stand athwart history and yell ‘Stop!'" described a personality type more than a political agenda. Conservatives, by well-earned reputation, tend to revere traditions and institutions, trust authority, and favor measured, incremental change. Dana Carvey's impersonation of George H.W. Bush caricatured the type brilliantly: "Wouldn't be prudent, wouldn't be prudent at this juncture."
The Sophie's Choice of the Reconciliation Bill
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:41:02 -0500
Democrats may have to decide whether to do a few things well or a bunch of things not so well.