Merrick Garland’s Nomination Was Not “Stolen,” And It May Have Elected President Trump

Nominating Merrick Garland may have been the biggest mistake President Obama ever made. Christmas came in June this year for Republican followers of the Supreme Court, and let’s be honest, the Supreme Court is probably the primary reason that most Republican voters continue to vote Republican. The Good Lord knows it’s not because we ever […]

Barack Obama: America’s First Latino President

As the Obama Administration struggles with its latest self-created crisis, aimlessly fumbling about in its attempts to house and feed and clothe the tens of thousands of poor immigrant children who have streamed across the border in recent months, the American public is hearing an oft-repeated narrative about these children and their (literally) countless predecessors […]

President Strangelove: How Obama Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bombs

Have we not yet learned anything of the limits of American hegemony?  Even a cursory review of our post-Vietnam engagements in the Middle East shows a foreign policy almost entirely rooted in ineffectual militarism.  Starting in the 1980s, we armed the Mujahedeen rebels in Afghanistan (and thereby created Al Qaeda), had multiple encounters with Libya, […]