I Am No Longer a Republican – A Millennial Perspective

Donald Trump repeatedly promised to "drain the swamp" during his 2016 campaign for President.  Instead, he flooded it. Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation on July 6th following numerous allegations of corruption, graft, and misuse of public funds is only at the surface of a swamp deluged in the Trump administration's moral sewage. From Wilbur Ross's…

The Crazy Case of Michael Cohen

The Michael Cohen case fascinates me.  Here is a lawyer who cut his teeth trying small-time car accident cases inside a Queens, N.Y taxi garage.  He was basically an automotive version of an ambulance chasing, personal injury attorney. Cohen's Taxi and Gambling "Empire" Before joining the Trump Organization, Mr. Cohen, in addition to "practicing" law,…

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Guns: Can America Finally Address this Epidemic?

Already in 2018, there have been more than a dozen school shootings in the United States.  We are only in March. In November 2017, a little over a month after the Las Vegas shooting, we asked "Where is the Outrage?  A Call to End America's Gun Epidemic."  Even though almost 60 people died in that…

Gun Regulation? No, 2018 Starts with a Shutdown

We predicted this two months ago.  At that time, PolisPandit wrote an article about one month after the Las Vegas massacre, and asked: where is the outrage?  America had already moved on from the gun debate.  We stopped asking how we could prevent another mass shooting, and instead proceeded with our daily lives.  Then the…

Anna Karenina and the Contemporary Treatment of Women

Society has been inundated recently with stories of oppressed women.  The #MeToo campaign, in particular, gained traction after media outlets publicized sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men (PolisPandit wrote about it here).  Stories detailing the plight of women at the hands of powerful male oppressors have persisted for centuries.  Whether due…