This kind of government, in which compromise is viewed as surrender, has led us to the very dysfunctional situation we are in today as a nation.
Who will be this century’s Barry Goldwaters or Howard Bakers, standing for country over party?
[Cheney] has stood for honesty, integrity and the rule of law—and for the U.S. Constitution.
I still believe we live in the best nation in the world, with the greatest opportunities for individual achievement.
Today’s Senate is not the great deliberative body of past reputation.
Our constitutional rights come with qualifiers.
No weapon, including character assassination, now seems to be off-limits.
“Shielding our children from the less-fortunate truths will not prepare them to be good citizens.”
What has happened to the testing supply chain? Another federal ‘Operation Warp Speed’ is needed, immediately.
There is never an excuse for vigilantism in the name of societal protection.
If we do our job properly, we will come closer to realizing our nation’s goal of justice for all.
I was appalled at the hubris and ignorance of the agent, as well as his complete lack of any apparent concern for the victims of Nassar’s ongoing criminality.
Our collective lack of long-term memory and our tendency to ascribe ulterior motives to former government officials … leads us to be critical of those who acted to protect us then.
There is no way to beat this pandemic if we cannot get the vast majority of our population vaccinated.
Critical questions about the failures on the part of the FBI, the Capitol police, the Defense Department and others must be answered.
It seems to me that, if we avoided divisive labels like ‘gun control,’ it might be possible to have a more reasoned debate on at least some issues.
“One of the provisions of the act most likely to be impactful is the new requirement of de-escalation training.”
Unfortunately, our polarized politics make it difficult to come to agreement on solutions.
If women do speak, they often are interrupted.