We’re functionally illiterate about our own democracy | Dick Polman

BY: - March 8, 2021

Trump was able to gin them up because they were so dumbed down. They had no idea they were doing anything wrong.


Teaching civics isn’t enough. We need to teach information literacy. The Capitol riot proved it | Opinion

BY: - February 15, 2021

It was not a lack of civics education that fueled the insurrection; it was a lack of the ability to discern fact from fiction, fact-based opinions from opinions based on deliberate disinformation.

Pa.’s Toomey, Casey vote to convict Trump for Capitol insurrection; Senate votes to acquit

BY: - February 13, 2021

In a statement after the vote, Trump blasted the impeachment process as “yet another phase of the greatest witch hunt in the history of our country,” and said that the movement he created “has only just begun.”


Was Mastriano trolling with social media bill? The actual answer may not matter | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 10, 2021

Give Sen. Doug Mastriano this much - he's got people talking about him again -- which might be as much a part of the plan as actually legislating.

‘To heal, we must remember’: Pa. Rep. Dean to argue for Trump’s impeachment in Senate trial

BY: - January 27, 2021

The Montgomery County Democrat, who sits on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, described her role as an impeachment manager as a “solemn duty.”