Ubuntu: What it is, and why we could use more of it in public life | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - May 26, 2022

We are all bound together in ways that can be invisible to the eye. We can't let our toxic politics destroy that.


No, Joe Biden and the Dems are not collapsing | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - October 13, 2021

There are no easy answers to these problems. Nor is any president who honestly tries to address them going run up great polling numbers


How Biden stacks up to past presidents who withdrew from conflicts | John A. Tures

BY: - October 3, 2021

When Americans soured on Afghanistan And what the polls say about the U.S. withdrawal.

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What to do about the coming crisis in the Rule of Law | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - April 8, 2021

The view that judges are partisan and will rule for their side if they can is the opposite of the promise of the rule of law.


Biden as the Anti-Obama: I didn’t see that one coming | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - March 19, 2021

One of the major goals of the Trump presidency, if not the number one aim, was erasure of the legacy of President Barack Obama. Whether the topic was the Paris Climate Accord, the Iran Nuclear Deal, the Affordable Care Act, civil rights for LGBTQ citizens, or immigration reform, the standing policy rule in the Trump […]


7 things that President-elect Biden can achieve on health care | Opinion

BY: - November 17, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has plenty of work ahead of him; reining in the out-of-control pandemic tops the list, and beyond that, there are significant challenges on health care in general.

‘This is not a reality show, this is reality’: With two weeks to go, Obama stumps for Biden in must-win Pa. 

BY: - October 21, 2020

“Philadelphia, we got 13 days,” Obama said. “That's our lucky number right here. 13 days until the most important election of our lifetimes.”

Exclusive: In new video, Barack Obama has a message for Pa.: Have a plan to vote

BY: - October 13, 2020

With just three weeks to go before Election Day, national Democrats are calling in the big guns to make sure that voters in a must-win battleground state have a plan to cast their ballots.

For Biden, Trump, must-win NEPA is a high-stakes numbers game. This is the math behind it | Analysis

BY: - September 6, 2020

The numbers are striking. It’s impossible to inspect them and deny that President Donald Trump won Pennsylvania in 2016 because of his performance in the seven northeastern counties 


How Oklahoma delivered a decisive win … for Barack Obama | Dick Polman

BY: - July 6, 2020

If Trump thinks his latest attempt to kill Obamacare is a winner that will reverse his plummet, then he clearly doesn’t know how to read tea leaves.


Dropping the Flynn prosecution was the right call. Here’s why | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - May 20, 2020

The political fallout from dismissing the case cannot justify a prison sentence for an innocent man. The Democrats should just go along.


Latest ‘scandal’ a reminder of the Obama we know and the one in Trump’s head | John L. Micek

BY: - May 15, 2020

We’ve known for a long time that President Barack Obama lives rent-free inside Donald Trump’s brain. With a new scandal, they're building an addition.