Some things in modern life are not hard to figure out. You don’t have to be progressive—and it shouldn’t be partisan—to grasp that Nazis are bad and so…
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What Question Do You Want to Ask?I have a beloved relative, a thoughtful and philosophical person who, even now at 94, is still asking questions about life. This Thanksgiving ho…
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Jack Smith Takes Over (audio)Listen now (9 min) | The newly appointed special counsel will investigate Donald Trump's criminality in the January 6 attack and the classified…
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The newly appointed special counsel will investigate Donald Trump's criminality in the January 6 attack and the classified documents cases. Will he act…
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What Special Visitor Would You Like at Thanksgiving Dinner?The first record album I ever owned was by The Beatles. I might have been too small to understand it, but I played Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts C…
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Signs that some members of the media may finally have learned their lesson in dealing with Donald Trump
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They hyped a GOP blow-out, but a desire to calm the extremism has largely won the day. Now we'll see if the loss only exacerbates the madness that is…
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What Encourages You Most About the Midterm Results?Democrats took a step closer to holding the US Senate after the projected victory of Arizona’s Sen. Mark Kelly last night, beating back election…
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The Democrats may not hold onto Congress, but there was plenty of positivity this week nonetheless. Here's why.
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In the day before the midterms, what can we learn from Abraham Lincoln about the nation we want and the great task that lies ahead?
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No, I'm Not (audio)Listen now (7 min) | Thirteen thoughts about what I believe—and what I refuse to give up on
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Do You Rely on the Polls?Before I go to a movie, I’ll take a look at the movie reviews. I want to know what it’s about (of course), who’s in it, who directed it, whether…
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